29 Jun 2010

Schools can search pupils without fear of legal action

From Nine To Noon, 9:08 am on 29 June 2010

Youth rights advocates are shocked by advice to schools that allows teachers to search students for drugs, alcohol and weapons without fear of legal action. Murray Lucas, Principal of Tawa College; John Hancock, from Youth Law, which provides free legal advice to under-25s; and Patrick Walsh, President of Secondary Principals' Association and also Principal, John Paul College in Rotorua.