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How can our education system be improved?

Romsha Vats   •   24 Jan, 2024   •    mins

ASER Report 2023 claims many rural children between 14 and 18 years can't read at the 2nd-grade level. Why is that? What can be done to solve this issue?

Children going to school. Photo by The Indian Express.

The recently released ASER Report 2023 says 25% of rural children aged between 14 to 18 years cannot read texts of 2nd-grade level, even in their regional languages. You can read more about the news here

Why do you think this problem exists? What can be done to improve it?

  • Will more learning apps help? 
  • Should teachers use more smartboards? 
  • Should reading books be mandatory?