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Learning Curve

Pratham's ASER has helped identify learning gaps among primary schoolchildren.

Around 57 per cent of 14 18 year olds could not solve a basic division problem. Forty seven per cent of them couldn't read a simple sentence in English.

These figures from ASER (Annual Status of Education Report, 2017) hold up a mirror to India's status of elementary schooling and basic learning. Rukmini Banerji, CEO, Pratham, is behind the ASER initiative,

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