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It's time to confront Canberra's shameful record of school violence

Sarah Lansdown
By Sarah Lansdown
April 8 2022 - 7:00pm
Revelations of violence and offensive behaviour exacerbated by staff shortages at Calwell High School have drawn attention to underlying problems in ACT schools. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

Getting an education in a safe, secure environment is a basic right for every child. It is not a right that all children in Canberra have right now.

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Sarah Lansdown

Sarah Lansdown

Canberra Times education reporter

Sarah covers all stages of education in the capital, from early childhood to higher education. Previously she was a general news reporter at The Advocate in North West Tasmania. She was named Best New Journalist at the 2019 Tasmanian Media Awards for a series on paramedic shortages. Email: sarah.lansdown@canberratimes.com.au

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