Education and SkillsThe number of Irish young people completing second level education is among the highest in the EU. – Over 90% of students stay in school to complete their Leaving Certificate, according to a new report published by the Department of Education and Skills (DES).

This is the second year that retention rates have reached 90% and refers to the cohort of students who sat their Leaving Certificate exams in either 2012 or 2013.

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