The Rise of Private Education in India
Private education is booming in modern India, the greatest experiment in private education since 19th century Great Britain. Why? What are the results?
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Alex - the last two graphs really raise some questions. Could you explain them more? The "cannot [read]" and "[can read a story]" bars are highlighted as showing the difference between the private and public schools. What do the "letter," "word," and "paragraph" bars mean? The public schools have higher percentages in these categories. Similarly, in the last graph we seem to have public schools that are better at division than they are at subtraction?
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The test results are in increasing order of skill so letter is recognize letters, word is recognize words, paragraph is ability to read a paragraph and story is read and answer questions about a simple story. Thus for the public schools to have higher percentages than the private schools in categories like Letter and Word indicates that they are performing worse.