The high-school completion rate for Aboriginal students continues to fall well short of the Canadian average. Recent research has highlighted student mobility as a major barrier to successful high-school completion. Low completion rates among Aboriginal students in families who move more frequently point to the need for greater school support for these students.
Wednesday, May 21, 2008
The impact of mobility among Aboriginal students (from the CCL)
Students on the move: Ways to address the impact of mobility among Aboriginal students (May 15, 2008)
In Quebec, we have a variety of Aboriginal populations in our various public schools. In some cases, these populations will comprise 40% or more of the population. This brief article has an interesting discussion of the impact of mobility on student perserverance.