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High time we debate role of Public and Private Schools

Author - Dr N Bhaskara Rao | Published - 2015

There have been cases of children committing suicide on being humiliated by their schools for nonpayment of school and tuition fees. These children belong to farmer families who have a hard time making ends meet, let alone paying for their children’s education. This is despite the RTE Act of 2009, which provides for free and compulsory education to all children upto fourteen years. The study highlights the role and relevance of public and private schools in the country.