State of education

For quality and equality

Print edition : July 08, 2016

At Vyasarpadi in Chennai, a 2008 picture. Access to school education has become near universal, but children from certain sections of the population have not been able to take full benefit of the educational opportunities. Photo: V. Ganesan

Inside a classroom at a government school in a slum on the outskirts of Jammu. A 2010 picture. Photo: Mukesh Gupta /REUTERS

While issues of accessibility and enrolment have improved dramatically in the past decades, issues relating to the quality of education at both school and higher levels have not been addressed adequately either in policy or in practice.
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