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Footpath School

"The statistics on out-of-school children are sometimes daunting, but then we come across the countless wonderful people like Kamal Parmar who give their lives,...

For India’s child police, work trumps school

"For nine-year-old Animesh, who started working for the police when he was five, life is totally different from that of other local children. While...

Panel of 6 to plan strategy for out-of-school children

"The director of education will head a six-member working committee to work on a strategy on bringing out-of-school children back to school. The working...

The Companies Act has Promise, but Will India Inc. Cash In?...

There is much excitement here in India around the potential of the year-old CSR component of the 2013 Companies Act to deliver on social impact....

India’s Education Act Aims to Lift the Poor

"Is that her mother or her maid? The target of the question at the party was of modest means, but she was with the affluent...

School dropout rates up, Maharahtra seeks NGOs’ help

"The state education department will now take the help of non-governmental organizations (NGO) that work with children living on the streets, construction sites, railway...

We have to be on a constant learning curve

"After 67 years of independence, too many of India’s citizens are shackled by the lack of a quality education that enables them to be...

New scheme launched to improve mathematics, language skills

"Concerned over poor learning standards in schools, the human resource development (HRD) ministry on Tuesday launched a new scheme to improve mathematics and language...

More kids dropped out of school in 2012-13

"Four years ago, the Right to Education (RTE) Act promised all children the right to education. But the state has many miles to cover...

NEW! Flexible Learning Strategies Video: Meet Gandla Malleswari

NEW! We are excited to be able to share with you our latest #FLSvideo! A success story and inspiration for what can be achieved for...

In Mysore, school’s not kids’ favourite

"The number of school dropouts in Mysore district has almost doubled in the past three years as per a survey taken up by the...

Shopkeeper who teaches Indian slum children at his school under a...

"In each community, there are citizens crying out for help and doing all they can to ensure children have access to basic education. Children in...

RTE quota: out goes ‘free’ education

"Unable to control private school managements from extorting fees from parents of children admitted under the RTE quota, the Department of Public Instruction (DPI)...

Financial aid for poor students who drop out of school in...

"Finally, there is a ray of hope for children of deprived families in the district who may have dropped out of their studies due...

Eviction at Slums Drives Kids Out of Schools: Study

"Slum eviction drives carried out in mid-academic year has resulted in a substantial increase in the number of school drop-outs of an already education-deprived...

Popularizing Science among children

"Children’s Science Congress is to make a forum available to the children of the age group of 10-17 years, both from schools and out...

Are Children Safe at School?

"With cases of corporal punishments for children in schools increasing by the day, more parents in the city are considering home-schooling as an option...

Improving children’s learning: Challenges and priorities for the new government

"Over the last 15 years, continued effort to universalise access to elementary education in India has resulted in high enrolment rates in schools. Now...

Drastic rise in school dropouts in Udupi

"There has been a drastic increase in the number of school dropouts in Udupi district in the last one year. According to the information provided...

Special drive to bring children back to school

"A special campaign will be held, from July 15 to 31, to bring 91,035 out-of-school children back to the classrooms during this academic year,...

More Children Are Going to School in India, but They’re Learning...

"India's woeful state schools are in stark contrast to the country's lofty goals of becoming a nation of call centers and technology parks The fifth-grade...

1.4 million Indian children aged 6-11 out of school: Unesco

"Achieving the goal of getting all children in school by 2015 is now clearly impossible. It has emerged that there are 57.8 million children...

Literacy Unplugged, Bollywood-style : Same Language Subtitles

"In India, the formal sector accounts for only 6% of the total labor force of nearly 500 million. This means that the bulk of...

What do we know about how children use their time?

"Here’s an interesting question: how do children typically use the 24 hours in their day? It’s a rather basic question – with some important...

Left out of school, despite RTE

"The promise of free education is not becoming a reality for thousands of poor students. Schools even deny admission to those with BMC letters....

Want action, not reports on out-of-school kids: Karnataka HC

"We have been hearing this case for one year and there is still no progress. We want zero level of out-of-school children. For that,...

India sees largest cuts in global aid for basic education: Unesco

"India saw the largest cuts in aid to basic education to any country in the world from donor nations and organizations party due to...

Getting dropouts back to schools a tough task

"More than 42,000 missed calls have been received on 'School Chalein Hum Abhiyan' number in the last four days, a campaign to integrate "out...

In and out of school

"The number of out-of-school children, at 1,156, might be the lowest this year; mainstreaming of such students to begin in July The preliminary findings of...

#GirlsEdu: Equality and Education from the Ground Up in India

"Even before girls reach their teenage years, they face distressing challenges in India. While the government has tried to boost girls’ education and has made...

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