school-leaving age


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school-leaving age

[ˌskuːlˈliːvɪŋˌeɪdʒ] Nedad f en que se termina la escuela
to raise the school-leaving ageaumentar la edad de escolaridad obligatoria
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

school-leaving age

[ˌskuːlˈliːvɪŋˌeɪdʒ] netà f in cui termina l'obbligo scolastico
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Her plans to increase the school-leaving age to 16 had to be abandoned when the government decided that the measure would be too expensive.
A key element is for all states to increase their minimum school-leaving age to 18.
It also runs counter to the shift to 18 in the school-leaving age, which will come into effect before 2015.
Hutting Operation for the Raising of the School-leaving Age (HORSA) huts were constructed in 1945 after World War II.
Make school-leaving age 13, says MP LANGBAURGH MP, Richard Holt, urged the Government to reduce the school leaving age to 13.
Under new legislation, the school-leaving age would be raised to 17 by 2013, and 18 by 2015.
AT least 2,500 fewer young people between school-leaving age and 18 were in employment in Huddersfield than in pre-war days, it was reported.
Despite this, the proportion of youngsters failing to get five A* to Cs - the Government's benchmark for achievement at school-leaving age - was more than 34 per cent.
Two years from now, English pupils starting secondary school will see school-leaving age raised again to 18.
Ideas mooted so far include raising the school-leaving age, raising the minimumage for drivers, raising the minimumage for buying tobacco, more "stop and search" operations by the police, the banning of alcohol sales to under-21s on weekends and the requirement to produce ID in pubs and clubs by any person fortunate enough to look under 25.
Jack McConnell's idea to raise the school-leaving age to 18 and the Lib Dem manifesto pledge to make Scottish Water mutually owned are being considered.

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