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Compulsory Government Schooling

This has reference to the article by Kiran Bhatty et al titled "The Public Education System and What the Costs Imply" (EPW, 1 August 2015). Apart from agreeing with the authors completely, I have the following to add. The law of free and compulsory education to children of 6 to 14 years of age can...

The Problems with Schools

This is in response to the article by Yemuna Sunny, “Knowledge and the Politics of Education” (EPW, 27 December 2014). How subjects are taught, how correct the information is and how the students are treated by the school authorities (and by the teachers) are very crucial elements of elementary...
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