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Dropout

Trends in school enrolment and dropout levels

Trends in school enrolment and dropout levels

The Union budget speech recognized the need to measure learning outcomes in schools. An amendment has been introduced to the Right to Education (RTE) Act to permit detentions after class V and class VIII after a test, remedial education and a retest. In light of this, the following data captures some trends with respect to [...]

November 14, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Trends in school enrolment and dropout levels

No ‘One-Size-Fits-All’ Approach to Dropout Prevention

No ‘One-Size-Fits-All’ Approach to Dropout Prevention

During an unusually cold and rainy winter in Phoenix, Arizona, Carlos, a senior at Phoenix Union High School, stopped going to school. Not because he was struggling academically or because he’d lost interest in his education. He didn’t have discipline or behavioral problems either. Carlos stopped going because the only shoes he had that fit [...]

June 1, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on No ‘One-Size-Fits-All’ Approach to Dropout Prevention