This article was co-written by Dr Rukmini Banerji
Although Pratham works in many states, a special “catch up" effort was mounted in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh during this year’s summer holidays. The focus was on helping close learning gaps for children transitioning from primary to middle school. All India figures from the latest ASER 2022 report show that only 43% of children in Grade 5 could read simple text fluently and about 50% were still struggling with simple two-digit subtraction with borrowing.
Read the full article to learn more: ‘Nationwide summer campaigns can plug school education gaps’