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Inclusivity in School Education and the Budget

As a signatory to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, India is committed to ensure equal access to all levels of education and vocational training for vulnerable children. However, children with disabilities continue to be excluded from India’s education system. This article tries to examine how states are budgeting for education of CWDs by analysing existing interventions both by union and state governments, through a detailed analysis of school education budgets for six states.

Government School Teachers in India

Ordinary People, Extraordinary Teachers: The Heroes of Real India by S Giridhar, Chennai: Westland Publications, 2019; ₹ 389.

In the Wilderness

The new National Education Policy creates problems at all levels of education.

A Regressive Syllabus Redesign

The CBSE ’s slashing of its curriculum is an example of unconcern with how it affects the quality of learning.

Students’ Struggle against Assault on Public Education

Over the past one month, the students of Jawaharlal Nehru University, with the JNU Teachers’ Association standing in solidarity, have built a mass movement against the proposed hike in hostel charges, as they realise that what is at stake essentially is the very idea of public-funded higher education.

Why India Needs JNU

A lifelong associate of Jawaharlal Nehru University reflects on what JNU means to higher education, research, and indeed what it means to the people of India.

Dalits in Education and Workforce

Despite constitutional provisions and safeguards, dalit representation in higher educational institutes and in the workforce remains largely minimal. State initiated programmes and policies apart, it is also essential, as a recent conference in Bhopal highlighted, to instill respect for diversity and a greater understanding of the disadvantaged.

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