About the Book: The Indian Constitution assigns special status to the Scheduled Tribes (STs) traditionally referred to tribes or tribals. Scheduled Tribes constitute about 8% of the Indian population. Andhra Pradesh is the traditional home of nearly 33 tribal groups which are recognized among which 26 groups are found in Scheduled areas and predominantly in plain areas. There are many tribal in our country who have successfully adapted to the changing pace of modern times. Still those who continued to live in rural areas or remote areas could not access the benefits of technological development. In the tribal communities it has been found that most of the school dropouts are in the age group of 12-15 years. Hence study was conducted to know the reasons for school dropout among tribal children. This book discusses about various problems faced by tribal children in education, reasons for school dropouts and present work status of dropout children.