Education in Grenada


Education in Grenada

Education in Grenada is free and compulsory between the ages of 6 and 14 years. [http://www.dol.gov/ilab/media/reports/iclp/tda2001/grenada.htm "Grenada"] . "2001 Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor". Bureau of International Labor Affairs, U.S. Department of Labor (2002). "This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.] In 1998, the gross primary enrollment rate was 125.5 percent, while the net primary enrollment rate was 97.5 percent. Despite the high enrollment rate, poverty, poor school facilities, and the periodic need to help with family farm harvests have resulted in approximately a 7 percent absenteeism rate among primary school children.

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