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To ensure graduation, consider making maths optional for Class X: Bombay HC

This will ensure children graduate, since arts, vocational courses don't require knowledge of maths

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

The Bombay High Court on Monday asked education boards to consider making mathematics an optional subject for tenth standard students to help them pursue arts or other vocational courses requiring no knowledge of maths. A bench of justices V M Kanade and A M Badar made the suggestion while hearing a petition filed by a leading psychiatrist, Harish Shetty, raising the issue of students suffering from learning disabilities at school levels and the steps taken by education boards to assist such students. The court noted that a high percentage of students drop out of schools after the ...

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First Published: Mon, June 19 2017. 18:49 IST