Who doesn’t have real choice?

To what extent are young people who are compelled to be at school actually there? What is the level of truancy, and school exclusions, suspensions and expulsions in Australia? Using the latest data John Ainley, the head of research at ACER, will look at what is reported and what is not, and test the policy implications.

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June 2004


  • John Ainley – Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)