What is School?
One of your rights under the UN Convention is the right to a good education. The legal age to leave school is 16 (or the completion of three years post-primary education) so until that time, under the law, you are required to be in school.
School can be a great place to learn and a great place to meet new people, but it can also be difficult.
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