The 33% jump in three years in the number of Indian students taking private tuitions is worrying and a poor appraisal of our education system. Hopefully, some of this is due to the loss of learning during the pandemic and therefore temporary. Educators need to address this as schools reopen.
Why news media is in crisis & How you can fix it
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