Public figures and decisionmakers tend to make ridiculous claims which sometimes have no factual backing. But before we blame them for doing so, let’s look at the fundamental reason that gives our leaders so much confidence while saying random things: Public Education.
India has an effective Right to Free and Compulsory Education Act which makes sure every child gets the basic education required for them to become productive members of our society. But that’s all on paper. The implementation of this act to make our schools effective is a whole ‘nother can of worms.
In this episode, let’s talk about our Right to Education, whether it is effective at all and how we can hope to fix it. Can we even fix it?
Oh and don’t forget to do your homework!