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91% Of 15-Year-Olds Going To Schools In India, Shows Report

New Delhi: Around 91 per cent of 15-year-olds were enrolled in secondary schools in 2016, up from 78 per cent in 2009, a report revealed...

For Children In Delhi’s Government Schools, New Classrooms

New Delhi: A total of 5,695 new classrooms in more than 100 government schools across Delhi were inaugurated on Saturday by leaders of the ruling...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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...

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...