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Education in India

Some Students Have To Swim To School In This Country

AP | AJIT SULANKI | Posted 08.14.2014 | World

SAJANPURA VILLAGE, India (AP) — It's a long, wet journey to school for 61 teenagers in part of western India. If they want to learn, they have no ch...

Recycled Cartons Create Genius Desks That Double As Backpacks For Needy Kids In India

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 05.19.2014 | Impact

Learning luxuries aren't available for many children attending school in India. Even something as simple as a desk is a beneficial tool millions of In...

Why Muslim Students Are Suffering In India's Education System

Brianna Sacks | Posted 07.02.2014 | Religion
Brianna Sacks

India is a secular country, but religious beliefs draw deep political lines. In a Hindu-dominated nation, Muslims have endured a riotous, bloody history that, according to a slew of reports, continues to leave a dark mark on India's classrooms.

Teaching Ethics in a Changing India

Kanan Dhru | Posted 03.18.2014 | World
Kanan Dhru

Their notions about how the practices of the world and personal values interplayed fascinated me, at times frustrated me and almost always threw me into deep questions about how our society was shaping up.

Premji's Gift and the Future of Education in India

Andrew Coulson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Andrew Coulson

Azim Premji, chairman of the international tech giant Wipro Ltd., just pledged US $2 billion for the improvement of Indian education to accelerate the pace of education reform. But what will that reform look like, and will it work?

Isha Foundation Comes In Second, But Resolve Stays Strong

HuffPost | Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

As the Chase Community Giving contest on Facebook drew to a close, two nonprofit organizations duked it out for the $1 million grand prize. As The Huf...