School leavers quizzed

2nd July 2010 at 01:00

The Department for Education has commissioned new research to find out what prevents students from continuing their education after the age of 16. The research, which will be carried out by the National Foundation for Educational Research, aims to help raise participation before 2013, when education and training becomes compulsory for 17-year-olds. It will focus on teenagers out of work and education, young parents and people with learning difficulties or disabilities.

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