Supporting Clients with Children in Conflict with the Education System

Legal Aid Ontario (LAO)

Legal Aid Ontario has been speaking to people in the community about issues related to its Racialized Communities Strategy. Through it all, they have heard one concern raised again and again by community members, community agencies and staff at community legal clinics: more needs to be done to support children in conflict with the education system.

More Information: 

The available data supports this concern:

This online resource includes the following topics to help clients understand what their child's school can suspend or expel them for and what they can do if it happens to them:

  • What can I be suspended or expelled for?
  • What are my rights?
  • What is Legal Aid Ontario doing to help?