Romani culture

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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