Meghalaya school dropout rate increases to nearly one lakh in four years
Monday, March 20, 2017, 4:25 PM
The Meghalaya government announced in the state assembly that nearly one lakh students have dropped out from schools over the last four years. There were 17,299 students who dropped out in 2016-17, according to the Education and Literacy Minister Deborah C Marak. Assembly that the main cause for this was the families’ economic conditions, domestic sibling care, and migration.