Poorer students twice as likely to drop out of college in year one

Ireland“Students from disadvantaged schools are almost twice as likely to fail to make it past their first year in college than those from fee-paying schools, a new study finds. In all, some 5,800 students ā€“ or 14% of all new entrants to third level ā€“ did not move on to their second year of their course …” (more)

[Carl O’Brien, Irish Times, 18 May]

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