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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...
India’s Great School Education Challenge Lies In BIMARU States, Shows Study

India’s Great School Education Challenge Lies In BIMARU States, Shows Study

Khushboo Balani/ IndiaSpend By 2020, India will have the world's largest working population -- 869 million -- but an IndiaSpend analysis revealed that India is...
To End Son Preference, Women Need To Be Empowered, Not Just Educated, Shows Study

To End Son Preference, Women Need To Be Empowered, Not Just...

By Charu Bahri/ IndiaSpend Mount Abu, Rajasthan: I wouldn't be around to write this story if the Bahri clan I hail from - Hindus from...
Trees For Fees: English Medium School in Chhattisgarh Village Breaks New Grounds

Trees For Fees: English Medium School in Chhattisgarh Village Breaks New...

Ambikapur, Chhattisgarh: The residents of Chhattisgarh’s Ambikapur village are a happy lot. They will now be able to send their wards to an English medium...
Haryana Government Increases Limit Of Free Bus Pass Facility For Girls

Haryana Government Increases Limit Of Free Bus Pass Facility For Girls

Chandigarh: The Haryana government on Monday said it has increased the travelling distance limit of free bus pass facility from 60 kilometres to 150...
Educational Standards Down After Right To Education: Ex Cabinet Secretary

Educational Standards Down After Right To Education: Ex Cabinet Secretary

New Delhi: Unimpressed by the highly the Right to Education Act (RTE), Former Cabinet Secretary TSR Subramanian said that India has witnessed as much...