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Apr 12, 2017
Maharashtra textbook linking dowry to 'ugliness' in women not a lone case of bizarre lessons in school books in IndiaThe gaping holes in the Indian school education system are brought to the fore time and again by some bizarre lesson or another that manages to creep into our textbooks.
Jan 25, 2017
500 tribal schoolgirls dead: NHRC asks Maharashtra to explain mystery deaths, sexual abuse reportsThe National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asked the Maharashtra government to explain reports of sexual abuse and mystery deaths of over 500 tribal girls in state-run ashram schools, an official said on Tuesday
Jan 22, 2017
Tribal schools of Maharashtra: Students live and study in abysmal conditionsPrimary and secondary schools run in tribal areas are by-and-large a neglected topic in public discourse. Firstpost published a five-part series that explored some of the issues affecting these schools, and their students.
Jan 05, 2017
Primary education: Only 55% of Uttar Pradesh students attended school in 2014, says reportArray
Jan 02, 2017
Watch: These three Mumbai schoolkids want to 'recruit' Barack Obama to be their teacherAkanksha Foundation and the BMC run a small school in Mumbai and they need teachers. Three third standard students invite Barack Obama to come on board.
Oct 26, 2016
Renewed retention policy in schools may not fix India's dismal education systemCan reinstating the pass/fail policy address the fundamental concerns of education in India, especially when the entire system seems to be hollowing out?
Jun 19, 2016
Smriti Irani has her task cut out: India's never had a good record on human resource developmentEven though Smriti Irani believes new things are being done for the first time under the HRD ministry, many great people have done the job she is doing today and all have failed.
Jun 16, 2016
EXCLUSIVE: Subramanian's education policy points at worrying dropout rates, skill levelsThe Committee for Evolution of New Education Policy constituted by Ministry of Human Resources and headed by TS Subramanian submitted its findings in a 217-page report on Wednesday.
May 16, 2016
Private schools preferred over govt ones; learning outcomes yet to improve, says report62% of children in India attended a government primary school in 2014, compared to 72.6% in 2007-08–indicating a surging preference for private schools.
Nov 06, 2015
Only 4.5 per cent population of India is graduate or above: Census dataOnly 4.5 per cent of the population in the country is educated upto the level of graduate or above while a majority of 32.6 per cent population is not even educated upto the primary school level.