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Punjab: Free shuttle bus service for girl students of gov't school to keep dropout rate in check

Announcing to utilise services of teachers only for teaching duties, the chief minister said they will not be enlisted for any non-teaching work

Published on 6th September 2022

From over 24k out-of-school children, about 18.5k have been tracked: Karnataka gov't informs High Court

The court granted the Government of Karnataka 12 weeks to submit a further status report, the court, which has been monitoring OSC since 2013

Published on 12th August 2022

Will Four-Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP) change how industry sees dropouts? Plus, other pros & cons raised by profs, students

Professors and students share their thoughts on FYUP which is going to be implemented this academic year onwards. They highlight a few issues along with plus points 


Published on 6th August 2022

Schools in tribal areas to have a 'Community Development Programme' in Kerala

Minister for Welfare of Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) of Kerala, K Radhakrishnan informed the state assembly about this initiative on July 19

Published on 19th July 2022

SC directs NCPCR to come up with plan to help children whose parents, guardians lost livelihood due to COVID

Gaurav Aggarwal, amicus curiae in the matter, informed the court about the situation, wherein, children were dropping out of schools due to economic factors

Published on 3rd May 2022

In four days, 7.8 lakh students dropout from UP Board exams; highest since 2013

Officials said they feel the high dropout numbers are due to COVID-19 pandemic that has affected people's financial situation

Published on 29th March 2022

Uttar Pradesh: 20 per cent students not enrolling beyond Class 8, state to check dropout rate in schools

To improve the transition rate, the education department has asked its officers to step up and take special measures for the academic session 2022-23

Published on 4th March 2022

What is Kerala government doing to curb the school dropout rate among tribal students?

Special Programme Officer, Samagra Shiksha Kerala (SSK), Amul Roy said that the reasons for dropping out of school varied from student to student

Published on 9th February 2022

Digital Divide: Fear of dropout strikes again in Chennai corporation schools after being shut down

Some school principals pointed out that subjects like English and Mathematics can pose a major challenge for those students who are deprived of internet services

Published on 19th January 2022

Is the government trying to hide a dip in school enrollment numbers in the last ten years?

Experts suggest that the trend is worrying because the decline in school enrollments is higher than the dip in the population of children

Published on 13th December 2021

Artificial Intelligence can read a student’s data to tell you if he’s going to be a topper or a dropout

AI in education is an emerging field that can be broadly classified into two subfields: Educational Data Mining and Learning Analytics

Published on 8th December 2021

Around 2 crore women enrolled in STEM courses in India in five years. No data on dropouts, says government

Of all the states, Tamil Nadu saw the maximum number of enrollments. In these five years, TN alone saw the enrollment of 30,80,669 women students

Published on 3rd December 2021

Panchayat-level monitoring of primary schools needed to tackle students’ dropout: J&K Chief Secretary AK Mehta

The gross enrollment ratio for the primary and upper primary levels has increased to 93.16 and 72.77 respectively in the year 2020-21 when compared to 79.93, 68.06 in the year 2019-20

Published on 2nd November 2021

Andhra Pradesh's head-on tackling of the COVID-induced school dropout crisis puts 8,000 kids back in school

The Jagan Mohan Reddy government has been proactive in implementing measures that encourage students back into the school system

Published on 28th October 2021

NEP allows school dropouts to complete their education while skilling themselves, says Education Minister Pradhan

MGNF has been designed by IIM and the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE), it gives young individuals an opportunity to work with government institutions at at the district level

Published on 25th October 2021

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