Quebec reaches out to low-income students to curb dropouts

Officials in Quebec, Canada, are hoping to reduce the province's dropout rate -- currently about 36% -- through a programme that would allow disadvantaged children to enrol in full-time elementary school at age 4. Officials launched the programme to help give a head start to low-income students -- many of whom start school already lagging behind their peers.

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