In Goa, boys exit secondary school twice as much as girls

At 12.1, the dropout rate for boys at Class IX and X level in Goa remained high for yet another year, as per data released by the Union education ministry recently. The dropout rate for boys was more than double that for girls, which was 5.5%, according to the statistics compiled under the unified district information system for education (UDISE) for 2021-22.