World Bank gives Romania EUR 200 mln to reduce school dropout
The World Bank has granted Romania a loan of EUR 200 million to reduce school dropout and increase the tertiary education graduation rate.
The project called Romania Secondary Education Project (ROSE) will target 1.5 million students in 1,100 high schools and 300 public universities.
Romania’s Education Ministry will implement the project between 2015 and 2022. It will offer grants to high schools and universities.
The project’s aim is to reduce the dropout rate in the last year of high school from 6.5% to 3.5% for the supported high schools, and increase the graduation rate from 49.6% to 59%.