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01 OCTOBER 2020
Education
BAL SANSADS
Children lead the change

Success in one initiative to strengthen public schooling can help reach some goals of other initiatives too. The Bal Sansad program in Uttar Pradesh shows how focusing on hygiene is improving attendance too.

Children Child Health Public Health Education
NATIONAL EDUCATION POLICY
Common tongue? How mother tongue instruction influences education

Tarun Jain and Revathy Suryanarayana explore the link between vernacular language use in schools and educational achievement using data from large-scale historical events in South India.

Education Law and Policy Education
KERALA'S CHILDREN
Schooling the children of migrant labourers

As more poor migrant children face exploitation in Kerala, some schools are coming up with ways to enrol and retain them. A few schools now have more migrant than local students, Navya P K points out.

Children Education Child labour