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First Nation school for the Yukon

The Yukon is the only jurisdiction in Canada that doesn't have a First Nation school.  But it does have high absenteeism among First Nation students and a falling achievement rate.  Those are some of things Melanie Bennett discovered while researching her master's thesis.  She told Yukon chiefs a First Nation school would be the answer.  Bennett spoke to the CBC's Leonard Linklater about that idea. 

Click below to hear their conversation.

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