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International Journal of New Developments in Education, 2020, 2(2); doi: 10.25236/IJNDE.2020.020201.

Rural left-behind children drop out of school: "lack of money" or "lack of love"? ----Based on the perspective of family education


Bingbing Chen*

Corresponding Author:
Bingbing Chen

Faculty of Education, Southwest University, Chongqing 400715, China
*Corresponding author e-mail: [email protected]


With the implementation of nine-year compulsory education, the enrollment rate of basic education has steadily increased in my country, thereby promoting the rapid development of basic education. However, due to the economic gap between urban and rural areas and the impact of factors such as parents going out to work, rural left-behind children's dropout problem is prominent. Economic poverty, as a cause of rural left-behind children dropping out of school, does not capture the essence of the problem. For rural left-behind children dropping out of school, the lack of family education care and discipline is the main reason. Therefore, only by establishing a family education concept with care and discipline can we effectively reduce the dropout rate of rural left-behind children.


rural left-behind children; dropout; education poverty; education discipline

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Bingbing Chen. Rural left-behind children drop out of school: "lack of money" or "lack of love"? ----Based on the perspective of family education. International Journal of New Developments in Education (2020) Vol. 2 Issue 2: 1-5. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJNDE.2020.020201.


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