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Kunama 1977



 

In 1954, 10,7% of 1950 statewide intake sat for Leaving Certificate
In 1975, 30,2% of 1970 statewide intake sat for Higher School Certificate

We can conclude: (please tick the appropriate box)

  • Extending the length of secondary schooling causes more students to remain at school
  • That students in 1975 are nearly 3 times brighter than they were in 1954
  • The percentage conceals the rise in the birth rates
  • That students in 1954 were more than 3 times brighter than those in 1975
  • Employers in 1975 demand more sophistication from ex-students than in 1954
  • That approximately one-third Higher School candidates can expect to pass a Leaving Certificate Examination
  • None of these
  • All of these

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