43% children with disabilities planning to drop out of e-education: Survey

According to the survey, 56.5 per cent of children with disabilities were struggling yet attending classes irregularly

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The survey found that 56.48 per cent students are continuing their study, while the rest 43.52 per cent are planning to drop out.

Press Trust of India New Delhi
About 43 per cent of children with disabilities are planning to drop out of studies due to difficulties faced by them in online education, according to a survey conducted with 3,627 respondents.

The survey was conducted by Swabhiman, a community-based organisation working for the rights of persons with disability, in Odisha, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Tripura, Chennai, Sikkim, Nagaland, Haryana and Jammu and Kashmir in the month of May.

A total of 3,627 people, including students, parents and teachers, participated in the survey.

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First Published: Jul 18 2020 | 12:15 PM IST

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