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Suspensions increase in Hamilton Catholic board

Suspensions are on the rise in the Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board.

Trustees learned the number of suspensions have increased 11.91 per cent over the previous year at the Jan. 16 Religion, Family life and Instructional Services committee.

“A total of 959 individual students were suspended compared to 825 students from the previous school year,” said Jenny Athanasiou-Malisa, manager for social work services, noting that it reflected an increase of 16.24 per cent.



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