American Refugee Committee to establish literacy centers in Balochistan

American Refugee Committee to establish literacy centers in Balochistan
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ISLAMABAD (APP): The American Refugee Committee (ARC), an international organization has assured to establish 1,000 literacy centres for promotion of literacy rate in Balochistan .

Out-of-school children would be enrolled in these centres.

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According to VOA report, around 1.8 million children are out of school in Balochistan as efforts continue to ensure greater enrolment in schools.

Talking to VOA, renowned educationalist Dr Muhammad Aslam also said that 60 percent of children quit education by the time they reach the primary and middle school level, whereas 45 percent of students leave schooling prior to completion of their Matriculation.

He said the increasing dropout rate of children is a major problem for the education department .

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