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Rhodes Boyson on truancy

Title
Rhodes Boyson on truancy
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1975
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Duration
00:03:55
Description
Rhodes Boyson MP on the problem of truancy. The ILEA has reported an increase this (last?) year. Boyson attributes the disaffection of older students partly to the raising of the school leaving age; these students, he says, would rather be out working. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Rhodes Boyson
Keywords
Education; Teaching; Truancy; Unemployment; Employment; ILEA; Schools; Vocational education; School leaving

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