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Understanding why children drop out of school helps change the rhetoric about teenagers being lazy. Picture: Vathiswa Russelo / Sowetan / Gallo Images
Understanding why children drop out of school helps change the rhetoric about teenagers being lazy. Picture: Vathiswa Russelo / Sowetan / Gallo Images

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The Zero Dropout Campaign seeks to raise awareness and solve the problems which lead to pupils dropping out of school, and plans to halve the dropout rate by 2030, writes Msindisi Fengu

Simphiwe John* was skipping classes and frequently absent from school because he found it difficult to adjust to English.

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