Violence, abuse, neglect’: three Melbourne special schools in probe

Three special schools in Melbourne will be investigated over a series of allegations of “violence, abuse and serious neglect” of students with disabilities over the past 10 years. Victoria’s Department of Education and Training has launched an investigation into multiple claims of mistreatment of vulnerable children at Marnebek School in Cranbourne East, Jackson School in St Albans and Southern Autistic School in Bentleigh East.

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Topics:
Education, Training, Early Intervention, Human Rights, Social Justice, Case Studies, Legal, Corrections, Justice System

Author:
Adam Carey

Source:
The Age

Date published:
Sat 20th Jun, 2020