Antisocial test for children backed

NZ HERALD 5:00AM Friday Jan 25, 2008

Children's Commissioner Cindy Kiro strongly supports measures to vet young children for targeted help if they show antisocial behaviour.
She says vetting will not only mean that kids who need help get it and possibly prevent them getting into more trouble or crime later but their fellow pupils will get a better education…

New Zealand Council for Civil Liberties chairman Michael Bott raised concerns the plan would take the state further into private family matters.

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