School Drop-Out Rate Raises Alarm in Tanzania


More than 5,000 pupils dropped out of the seven-year primary education program in the country's Arusha region, raising concerns about student retention rates, according to the Regional Education Office.
  • Tanzania:  Arusha - 5,400 Students Just Gone Missing

    Tanzania Daily News, 3 January 2013

    THEY have all disappeared, gone AWOL or just melted into thin air. The number has reached 5,400 in the entire Arusha region. Indeed the case of runaway pupils has become a national ... read more »

Arusha has reported a total number of 5,400 drop-out cases (file photo).

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