- Education in Latvia
Latviais free and compulsory until the age of 15, or through the completion of primary school. [http://www.dol.gov/ilab/media/reports/iclp/tda2001/latvia.htm "Latvia"] . "Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor (2001)". 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 1996, the gross primary enrollment rate was 95.8 percent, while the net primary enrollment rate was 89.5 percent. The number of children who do not attend primary school was increasing as of 2001. In rural areas, a number of schools have been closed.
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