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Children In Uttar Pradesh’s Barabanki Madarsas Get Laptops, Dropout Rates Decrease

Children In Uttar Pradesh’s Barabanki Madarsas Get Laptops, Dropout Rates Decrease

Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh:  For more than 50 years, Madarsa Noorul Makatib was synonymous with traditional and religious learning. But it all began to change...
Reality Check Of Madhya Pradesh Schools, At Top Of National Shame List

Reality Check Of Madhya Pradesh Schools, At Top Of National Shame...

The Internet can't agree if it was Irish poet WB Yeats who said education was lighting a fire and not filling a bucket. But...
More Education, Fewer Child Brides Mean Healthier Children, Finds Study

More Education, Fewer Child Brides Mean Healthier Children, Finds Study

By Komal Ganotra/ IndiaSpend.org  Over 13 million adolescent girls between 10 and 19 years were married in India in 2011, according to census data, but...
India Builds Momentum On Sustainable Development Goals

India Builds Momentum On Sustainable Development Goals

It is heartening to see India making steady progress on the Sustainable Development Goals.  India is one of the member states of the United...
With His Pink Bag, 6-Year-Old Is Finally Going To School. How This Couple Helped

With His Pink Bag, 6-Year-Old Is Finally Going To School. How...

Hyderabad: In six-year-old Omkar’s hand today is a small pink bag that was lying wasted in the corner of his house last week. With...
Low Attendance, High Dropouts Major Hurdles To Universal School Education In India

Low Attendance, High Dropouts Major Hurdles To Universal School Education In...

By Ashwini Deshpande and Manjistha Banerji/ IndiaSpend.org Around 3.5 per cent of children between the ages of 11 and 14 years, and 13.5 per cent between...
In Uttar Pradesh’s Government Schools, Children Don’t Learn Much, Say Parents

In Uttar Pradesh’s Government Schools, Children Don’t Learn Much, Say Parents

By Shreya Shah/ IndiaSpend Bahraich and Mirzapur districts (Uttar Pradesh): "Path mera alokit kardo, naval prath ki naval rashmiyon se, mere ur ka tam har...
How A Learning Crisis Has Gripped Millions Of Children In BIMARU States

How A Learning Crisis Has Gripped Millions Of Children In BIMARU...

By Prachi Salve and Alison Saldanha/ IndiaSpend In 2016, some learning outcomes for 111 million school-age students between ages six and 15 remained mostly unchanged...
India’s Education Report Card: Toilets Improve, Attendance Dips, Math Skills Low

India’s Education Report Card: Toilets Improve, Attendance Dips, Math Skills Low

New Delhi: Eighty percent of class 3 students in rural India can’t subtract two-digit numbers and 70 per cent of them can’t read simple English. Of...
Education Pushes Back Age Of Marriage For Rural Women

Education Pushes Back Age Of Marriage For Rural Women

The median age at marriage for women has increased--from 19.4 years in 2001 to 21.2 years in 2011, according to Census data--but continues to...