Why some kids won’t go to school

School attendance has dropped since the pandemic, and a Senate inquiry says something called ‘school refusal’ could be to blame. Unlike ‘wagging’ school refusal is tied to mental ill-health. In today’s deep dive we’ll look at what’s at the root of school refusal, hear from those impacted by it and speak to someone who’s trying to help kids get back on track.

Guest: John Chellew, Director of the School Refusal Clinic
Hosts: Zara Seidler and Sam Koslowski
Producer: Ninah Kopel

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