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Education ministers meet in Toronto

CMEC to address aboriginal education, international student recruitment

Over the next two days, provincial education ministers are meeting in Toronto to discuss aboriginal education. University participation rates for aboriginals are only a third as high as for the rest of the population, and half of aboriginal students never earn a high school diploma. The Council of Ministers of Education in Canada will be addressing how best to promote aboriginal education, and ways to include First Nations content in provincial curriculum. How to attract more international students is also topic on the agenda for discussion.

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