School drop-out as an endemic phenomenon: Research on the state of art in Italy and Europe
Keywords:School dropout, Educational failure, ELET, Students at risk, Intervention
This contribution deals with early school leaving in Italy and Europe. Starting from the analysis of the documents produced at European level, the aim is to reconstruct how early school leaving is characterized at a national and international level, investigating its causes, the policies aimed at curbing it and the effectiveness of the measures put in place to fight it. Subsequently, a concise review of the dedicated literature is proposed to understand better the recent phenomenon's evolution that is not yet fully defined and thus gain insight into the state of the art.
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