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Educational research and policy has ignored students in their middle years and this neglect is increasing marginalisation, a new report has argued.

The final report of the Australian Child Wellbeing Project (ACWP) – a collaboration between the Australian Council for Educational Research, Flinders University, and the University of New South Wales – showed a significant proportion of children aged 8–14 report poor wellbeing and increasing marginalisation. Of these children, 1 in 10 miss school once a week, 1 in 6 have been bullied, and 1 in 5 report going to school or bed hungry.

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