Students on the move: Ways to address the impact of mobility among Aboriginal students

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Students on the move: Ways to address the impact of mobility among Aboriginal students

by NationTalk on May 20, 20081626 Views

May 15, 2008

The high-school completion rate for Aboriginal students continues to fall well short of the Canadian average. Recent research has highlighted student mobility as a major barrier to successful high-school completion. Low completion rates among Aboriginal students in families who move more frequently point to the need for greater school support for these students.High-school completion rates among Aboriginal students
Across Canada, high-school completion rates are dramatically lower for Aboriginal people than for non-Aboriginal people. Among 20- to 24-year-olds, 40% of Aboriginal people do not have a high-school diploma, compared to just 13% for non-Aboriginal people (see Figure 1).

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