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Parents get schooled

Delhi-based organisation is helping parents become involved with their children's school experience

Geetanjali Krishnan 

For some time now, educationists and development sector watchdogs have been questioning why scholastic outcomes remain poor, in spite of the government’s inputs into schools and a countrywide rise in school enrolment rates. Why is it that the 2016 ASER report still shows that one out of every four Class VIII students can’t read texts meant for Class II? Saajha, a Delhi-based start-up has come up with an innovative programme that could offer at the least, a partial solution — it empowers parents to become more involved in school functioning and creating a better ...

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First Published: Sat, July 15 2017. 02:33 IST
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