Gove: We'll give teachers the powers they need to keep order.
Commenting on the General Teaching Council for England study, which found that four in ten new teachers leave the profession within two years with pupil discipline the most common reason for doing so, Shadow Children's Secretary Michael Gove said:
"The Government's failure to deal with discipline has seen over 400,000 suspensions from our schools in a year and huge numbers of teachers leaving the profession. We'll give teachers the powers they need to keep order and we'll change the law to give headteachers the legal power to ban and search for any items they think may cause violence or disruption."With that in mind: