Enrolment at elementary level in majority of states/UTs declining, shows Niti Aayog’s school education index
Monday, 30 September 2019 Eight of 20 large states also show a dip in mainstreaming of out-of-school schoolchildren by over 10 percentage points from the base year of 2015-16. Mainstreaming here implies bringing these children back into the school system. In the first state-wise ranking on education, majority of the states also showed a slide in learning outcomes in languages and mathematics as the levels go up from class III to class VIII.
Parents at Kaiser Elementary have been fighting the Oakland school district to stop the closure but, about 9 miles away in the heart of East Oakland, a middle school is also closing yet those parents haven't resisted the merger. Da Lin reports. (9-27-19)