Opinion  /  Published 23.01.22

Letters to the Editor: Should we keep schools open now?

Thirst for knowledge Sir — The current surge in Covid-19 infections has renewed the debate over whether to keep educational institutions open. While a solution seems to elude the authorities, s...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 31.12.21

No action yet on ‘kill’ oath by students

Uttar Pradesh police have not yet registered a case against those accused of tricking schoolchildren in Sonbhadra into pledging to “fight, die or kill” for a Hindu Rashtra, with officers w...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 13.12.21

Phones distract kids: Survey

The survey, conducted earlier this year, covered 5,811 respondents, including 3,491 schoolchildren aged 8 to 18 as well as 1,534 parents and 786 teachers from 60 schools in Delhi, Assam, Jharkhand, Od...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.10.21

Gallantry project in schools

The Union government has asked central school boards and state authorities to get schoolchildren to do projects on the country’s gallantry award winners under a month-long “Veer Gatha Proj...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.09.21

Asthma, allergy prevalent in Delhi school kids

A study examining the lung health status of over 3,000 school students in Delhi and two cities in southern India has found "high prevalence" of symptoms related to asthma and allergy, and ch...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


Calcutta  /  Published 17.08.21

Communication worry after online classes

A four-year-old told her neighbour that she doesn’t talk to her friends in class, when asked about her classmates. Several teachers said this was a painful reality during the time of online cla...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.11.20

Rise in suicide among students

Jeevan, the Jamshedpur-based suicide prevention centre, is concerned about school children ending their lives during the Covid pandemic. The pandemic-related situation is showing some signs of improv...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 19.08.19

Shocking caste practice in Tamil Nadu schools

Get them while they are young, and the possibilities are endless — this popular adage could have a multitude of implications. Its appeal perhaps lies in the assumption that young people, especially ...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 22.06.19

Time to talk about what schools in Calcutta can do: Heads

It is time to discuss what schools can do to take pressure off children, several school heads said on Saturday.Institutional obsession with “phenomenally high scores and super achievers” might hav...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

World  /  Published 12.02.19

Two Parkland moms now divided over guns

It's an image that has become emblematic of the Parkland school massacre: two terrified moms outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, one of them a tall, weeping blonde with the black smudge of Ash Wedn...
By AP in Parkland (Florida)


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