Study Finds Only 27 Percent of Indigenous Mexicans Finish High School
Alasdair Baverstock - Press TV
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June 28, 2014

Recently released statistics show that in Mexico’s indigenous communities, only 27 per cent of children graduate from high school. (Press TV)

Recently released statistics show that in Mexico’s indigenous communities, only 27 per cent of children graduate from high school.

In towns such as Huauchinango, one hour north of Mexico City where the population is almost entirely indigenous, a combination of poverty, family responsibilities and vices such as drugs and alcohol mean that 51 per cent of children don’t attend school past the age of ten.

Mexico’s education sector has urged the government to rectify the high dropout rates amongst the indigenous population.

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