Students who dropped out of secondary school in Tanzania will be able to resume their studies in 54 Folk Development colleges, reversing a controversial policy to expel pregnant girls. About 5,500 girls drop out each year, due to pregnancy. The decision is part of Tanzania's implementation of a $500 million World Bank project to help create safer learning environments for girls. It is not clear when pregnant girls will return to mainstream schools -- the government says it is analyzing that question.

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