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What does ESL stand for?

ESL stands for Early School Leaving

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The specific link between early school leaving among Indigenous young people and low NAPLAN reading scores, to my knowledge, has not been statistically demonstrated, but the association of generally low academic achievement with early school leaving among Indigenous and other students has long been known (Curtis and McMillan 2008; Gray and Hackling 2009; Lamb 1996; McMillan and Marks 2003).
This traditional Traveller value stelsel clashes with the Gauje (sedentarist) formal education setting, with academic attainment seen as irrelevant to the Traveller world and contributing to poor literacy and early school leaving during childhood years (Kiddie, 2000; Reynolds et al.
As an example, Ireland achieved a reduction in early school leaving from 31% to 15% via targeted initiatives in just a few years.