Yorkshire schools tarnished by 5,000 racist incidents

More than 5,000 racist incidents have been reported in the region’s schools in the past two years – with primary schools the worse affected, according to figures obtained by the Yorkshire Post. In the last two academic years, Yorkshire primary schools recorded 3,018 incidents while secondary schools reported just over 2,000.

Statistics obtained under the Freedom of Information Act also show that more than 700 pupils have been excluded from school because of their racist behaviour.

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