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Right to Education Act: A Comment

To argue that alternative schools or private schooling can take care of the needs of primary school-going children ("Feasibility of Implementation of Right to Education Act", EPW, 20 June 2009) is to effectively condemn the poor and the marginalised to a second-rate education since they can never afford private and expensive schooling. The need of the hour is higher public investment in school education.

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