Child marriages, poverty among reasons kids drop out of school, says Perak govt

IPOH: Poverty, child marriages, health and transportation issues are among the factors contributing to the rate of school dropouts in Perak, says the state government.

State Education Committee chairman Ahmad Saidi Mohamad Daud (pic) said other factors include lack of interest to continue studying, already working, having documentation issues, being afraid to attend school, and students with special needs.

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