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School students excluded for supporting strike

Issue No. 2243

Three school students were temporarily excluded last week after they walked out of John Port school in Etwall, Derbyshire with striking teachers.

They walked out on Thursday 3 March while NASUWT union members were striking against plans to turn the school into an academy.

Governors backed the plans the following day and it is set to become an academy on 1 April.

Union reps have threatened further strikes, but no dates have been called yet.

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Tue 15 Mar 2011, 18:46 GMT
Issue No. 2243
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