West Bengal: Kids' reading, counting abilities hampered amid Covid, shows survey
Only 27.7 per cent of children in Class 3 could read Class 2-level texts. Only 48 per cent of children in Class 5 could read-only Class-2 level texts
The Covid-19 pandemic had a big impact on the reading and counting abilities of children in West Bengal, a new survey by Annual Status of Education Report (ASER, West Bengal), a collaborative effort of the Pratham Education Foundation and the Liver Foundation, shows.
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