Romani culture

1.4
Education of
Romani children

Roma’s low participation and levels of attainment in education have often been attributed primarily to features of Romani culture. Widespread acceptance of schooling as a necessity has still not resulted in Roma’s educational integration. Although most Romani children complete compulsory education, many do so in segregated settings as a result of culturally biased testing practices, residential segregation, or both. Consequently, the education tends to be inferior to that received by non-Roma.

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