Number of graduates continues to decline
The number of young people that prematurely stops with school the past year, with 1500 decreased. Last year left a total of 22.948 pupils secondary education and secondary vocational education without diploma.
That is less than the year before when 24.451 young people out of school, stopped for a diploma had, it appears from the figures that the minister Jet Bussemaker of education Tuesday made known.
The number of young people to early and without a diploma from that school drops in the last few years has steadily. In the 2001-2002 school year, this was still such a 71.000 young people, but in the meantime, there are over 48.000 less. Bussemaker wants to be in 2021 at the most 20,000 of early school leavers per year.