Maharashtra textbook linking dowry to 'ugliness' in women not a lone case of bizarre lessons in school books in India
The 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.
Akanksha 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.
A Parliamentary panel has expressed concern over the slow progress of government programmes for eliminating gender discrimination and has suggested a slew of measures including introduction of co-educational system in schools from elementary level.
Even as the government undertakes to educate all its children under the Right to Education (RTE) Act, private schools are mushrooming in rural India and attract 10 % more students every year, compared to the previous year.