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Participation in Education

Trevor Williams

In December 1986 ACER published a major report on this topic. Rates of participation have climbed a bit since then but the factors which influence who gets what education have not. The report itself has the details, this summary looks at the broad trends.
Everyone goes to school till 15. After that you may choose. What do Australians choose? Are there factors which limit their choices? If there are, what can be done about it?

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