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Feb 09, 2018
Teachers at Uttarakhand model schools go the extra mile to bring quality education to children from poor familiesIn 2015, Uttarakhand decided to create one model primary school and one model upper primary school in every block. Many teachers are going the extra mile to make the initiative work.
Feb 03, 2018
Bengaluru private school fees burn deep holes in the pockets of middle-class parentsMiddle-income folks, whose annual income is between Rs 3.5-10 lakh, are worst hit by high school fees. Educating children at private schools is burning a deep hole in their pockets.
Jan 08, 2018
Ordinary women, extraordinary stories: These teachers in rural India's schools are real-life heroesIn government schools in rural India, female teachers are everyday heroes | #FirstCulture
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
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.