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Bookaroo kicks off on creative note in Delhi

It was Bookaroo time for the Delhi’s kids on Saturday.

Schools, malls join in to pass on gift of learning in Mumbai

Hundreds of students across 25 schools in the city gifted the joy of learning to the underprivileged, as they generously donated thousands of books for children between three to eight years of age.

Safety woes, in school and outside

While debates on the safety of women in the city gather momentum, citizens are also questioning how secure children are in Mumbai, particularly in their schools. Apoorva Puranik reports.

Happiness unlimited

We bring to you a few glimpses of the successful Hindustan Times You Read, They Learn initiative

HT reaches out to over 1 mn underprivileged children

As a part of the 'You Read, They Learn' (YRTL) initiative launched on 18th April, Hindustan Times has committed to contributing 5 paise from every Metro Copy in Delhi-NCR. Beginner's textbook

President appreciates HT's 'You Read, They Learn' initiative

President Pratibha Patil on Wednesday appreciated Hindustan Times's initiative 'You Read, They Learn' under which 5 paise will be contributed from every Metro Copy in Delhi-NCR for underprivileged children. President's letter

Rough road to school

India's Constitution guarantees the right to education. But for the underprivileged child, it still remains an uphill task to get decent schooling. Charu Sudan Kasturi reports. Why students drop out

Pratham's work to educate children

Pratham started in Mumbai in 1994 with the vision and mission of "every child in school and learning well". In the early years Pratham's area of work was Mumbai; now it is spread across India.

How CRY works for children

Over three decades of working with and for children and their families across 20 states in India, we've learnt that permanent change is only possible when we tackle the root causes that continue to keep them uneducated, exploited and vulnerable.

The battle before school

RTE guarantees schooling for children from the age of 6. But for parents and children, the fight for quality education starts two years earlier — at the pre-school stage. Charu Sudan Kasturi reports. Problems across urban-rural divide

Put every child in school

You are privileged. You can read this page. But it has to be more than a privilege. It has to be every child's right. Today, Hindustan Times starts that effort. Sanjoy Narayan writes. More about our initiative

Mumbai’s suburbs top literacy ranking in state

Mumbai’s suburban district and not the island city is the most literate area in Maharashtra with 90.90 per cent literacy rate according to the 2011 census provisional data announced on Friday. Close behind is Nagpur at 89.5 per cent and Mumbai’s island city at 88.48 per cent.

The RTEs of passage

To implement the Right to Education effectively, we need new thinking, a new strategy and new actions. Rukmini Banerji and Michael Walton write.

The master class

There was a time the Musahar community at the Akorhi Mahadalit basti, 200 km southwest of Patna, rarely got to meet an official. When it did, it was never good news. Prasun K Mishra reports.

On the move, but never to a school

Among the many things that the state’s claims of a near-full enrollment rate at civic schools fails to capture, is the plight of the children of migrant workers who are building the city.
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