Hunt launched to find ‘ghost children’ missing from schools in England

An investigation to locate so-called “ghost children” who have fallen off the radar during the pandemic is to be launched by England’s children’s commissioner, the Observer can reveal, amid growing concerns over their welfare.

In an intervention further highlighting the concerns over the whereabouts of tens of thousands of children, Rachel de Souza said she would immediately begin an exhaustive inquiry to find missing students in 10 areas to assess why they have disappeared from official view.

Read the full article in the Guardian here.