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In brief... What can be done to help low-achieving teenagers?

Dominique  Goux,  Marc  Gurgand,  Eric  Maurin,  March 2017
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Keywords: education objectives; education choices

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Young people who drop out of school are far more likely to experience unemployment and poverty than their peers. Experimental research by Eric Maurin and colleagues in deprived neighbourhoods of Paris shows the effectiveness of low-cost interventions that clarify educational options for low-achievers and dramatically reduce the number of dropouts.

CentrePiece 22 (1) Spring2017 pages: 19-20

This paper has been published as:
Adjusting your dreams? High school plans and dropout behaviour, Dominique Goux, Marc Gurgand and Eric Maurin, The Economic Journal Volume 127, Issue 602, June 2017