Lost school time might lower lifetime earnings for lockdown-hit children3 min read . Updated: 11 Nov 2020, 03:04 PM IST
Past calamities show shutting schools for long can reduce children’s earnings throughout their life. India’s pre-existing disparities in resources and learning outcomes mean that some will bear the brunt much more than others
The tragic suicides of college students because of their inability to take part in online classes have grabbed headlines across the country. An equally profound but silent tragedy has befallen India’s school-children.
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