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  • Pacific Island Times Staff

Guam kids face 18 years in school, by law

Guam legislators are considering a bill that would keep students in school until they are age 18. Presently, 16-year-olds can drop out and legally work, assuming they can find jobs given their limited qualifications. During a public hearing, University of Guam social work students who have spoken with these young persons, who often regret their decision down the road. In the most recent school year the students said, 243 minor age students dropped out.


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