Private schools need to be regulated
The nexus between bad governance and bad schools crowds out good education
The boy was moving from class IX to X in his own school. His fee details were handwritten on the school’s letterhead. Here are all the line items in rupees: Admission 8,000, Uniform 7,500, Books 3,200, Annual Fees 16,000, Yoga & Sports 4,000, Building 5,500, School Magazine 2,000, Computer & Internet 3,000. The total of all this is Rs49,200. The boy’s father showed me this paper. The sum was to be paid before he could start class X.
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