ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Voices from Bengal

In Defence of Public Education

Drawing on the research on basic education in West Bengal, this essay argues the case for a much criticised public education system, which needs to be reconsidered as regards its potential as a provider of quality education, even while addressing its many failings. The essay follows an approach, both critical and constructive, that underlines the collective onus of the public in realising the value of the public education system, instead of giving up on it.



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