Maszlee: Child marriage among reasons for primary school dropouts

Kow Gah Chie

Modified 29 Nov 2018, 9:55 am

PARLIAMENT | Child marriage is among the reasons for dropouts in primary schools, Education Minister Maszlee Malik told the Dewan Rakyat today.

Other reasons included poverty, students' lack of interest, indifferent attitude of parents, sickness and being physically challenged, he added...

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