High-school graduates turn away from higher education

Statistics from the ministry showed that over 886,000 students have registered for the national high school exam this year whose results will be used for high school graduation and university entrance consideration. Of the number, 279,001, or 27.8 per cent, did not register to apply for any colleges.

The northern mountainous province of Lai Chau saw over 70 per cent of students, the highest rate in the country express no intention of pursuing higher education. 

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