Parental guidance required to curb school drop-outs

Lack of parental assistance hampers children’s interest in education, says expert Dropout rates in schools have increased due to the lack of parental assistance in India. The Annual Status of Education Report (ASER), 2021 shows a drop in parental assistance at home from 74.9 percent in 2020 to 66.6 percent in 2021. This potentially contributes to […]

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What the little can(’t) really read in India.

Although there is no law that determines what children can or cannot read, children’s authors in India find themselves playing it safe. Children’s authors in India sacrifice their freedom to express certain ideas so their books can be published, sold and accepted by parents, publishers and society. “My book ‘Behind the Lie’ is about domestic […]

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