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Creative reforms needed for Education: Hillary

delhi Updated: Jul 18, 2009 17:49 IST

United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stressed on the need to use technology to attract youngsters to education. She said that while meeting Bollywood actor Aamir Khan at St. Xaviers, Mumbai today for a special interaction on education and the increasing importance of technology .

The two shared their experiences on educational campaigns and their suggestions on how education could shape the future of the two of the largest democracies in the world.

"A key issue in American politics at every level for the last 35 to 40 years has been "education reform." Virtually every candidate at every level of politics, from the local level to the White House, has made the "education" issue a priority", said Hillary.

They also stressed on the crucial role of a family in perusal of education across different sections of society.

Hillary Clinton has been a long time defender of basic education rights and has been supporting campaigns to bolster secular education around the world. Aamir Khan on the other hand has been an active ambassador and volunteer for TEACH INDIA initiative.