Tens of thousands of children are having their lives blighted by racism in schools, the BBC has reported today. In response to a Freedom of Information request that looked at 90 areas, the BBC found more nearly 90,000 cases of racist bullying were reported. From verbal abuse to physical violence, many incidents made students lives unbearable. Yet the Government want to change the guidelines for reporting racism.
Sarah Soyei, of the anti-racism educational charity, Show Racism the Red Card (SRRC), said: