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British teachers want toilet-trained pupils

Wednesday February 08, 2012 10:48:20 PM, IANS

London: Many teachers in Britain are fretting and frowning to notice how parents are sending their kids to schools even without toilet-training.

Teachers have reported a huge rise in primary pupils wetting themselves in class as they are unable to use the loo, the Sun reported.

A whopping 62 percent of the staff noticed more toilet "accidents" in junior classes in the last five years, according to a survey.

This statistics rose to 71 percent among those working with three to five-year-olds.

One disgruntled teacher said: "Parents do not spend the time toilet-training their children - they feel it is the school's job."

When the Association of Teachers and Lecturers quizzed 900 members, most of them complained the problem was worsening.







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