RTE a smoke screen for India’s real education problems

Earlier today, I caught a tweet with the intriguing title RTE: The Unasked Question. Glad I clicked on it because the linked article (by Jaideep Prabhu) made for a very interesting read. Prabhu is a doctoral student (in history) at Vanderbilt University and  also the International Affairs & Security Editor at the Centre Right blog. …

Continue reading

Samhita Academy: trailblazing the RTE path years before it became a law

[Editor’s Note: Back in October, 2011 I visited the campus of an innovative Bangalore school (Samhita Academy) and learnt about Samhita’s unique model from Aparna Goenka. Aparna (Infosys alumnus) is trustee and Director at Samhita Academy runs the Advaith Foundation’s Ankur program – responsible for running a resident hostel for 20% of the children from poor families. …

Continue reading