Special Report: Parent power boosts India's literacy rate
In some of the poorest parts of India two-thirds of children are attending fee-paying private schools as parents turn their backs on low-achieving government free schools. Parents are supporting these small-scale but high-achieving educational initiatives seeing them as their child's only way out of poverty and giving them a future in a global workforce, says GIS expert Dr Pauline Dixon
INDIA, home to some 1.21 billion people with an overall literacy rate of 75 per cent is experiencing a schooling revolution, not instigated by the government, but by parents.
This grassroots uprising, initiated by the poorest, has been silently tra...
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