Disadvantaged Youth Case Study

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Challenges faced by disadvantaged youth
- Low educational attainment in relation to aboriginal Canadian youth: There is an increase in the Canadian aboriginal population. According to the Assembly of First Nations majority of the adolescence do not have a high school diploma. Dauphin Friendship Centre indicates that the low rate of high school graduation among the First Nation youth could be caused because of lack of parenting, alcoholism and drug abuse among parents. The lack of high schools and post secondary institutions within the First Nation communities force students to leave their families and friends and move to bigger communities in order to attain a better education. This would cause more challenges to these aboriginal students who would now be required to
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