Question put forward to the Hon. CARMEL ZOLLO regarding drug related incidents in public secondary schools.
(First session) The Hon. J.M.A. LENSINK:
1. How many students were expelled from Public Secondary Schools for drug related incidents in 2005-06?
2. How many students were suspended from Public Secondary Schools for drug related incidents in 2005-06?
The Hon. CARMEL ZOLLO: The Minister for Education and Children’s Services has advised:
There were no expulsions for drug related incidents from government schools in 2005 or 2006.
Suspension data is collected from schools in a sample term each year. Data for 2005 indicates that 66 students were suspended for drug-related incidents. Verification of data for 2006 is in progress.