India Pushes Public-Private Ed. Partnerships
Government unveils plans to open 2,500 new schools
In an effort to boost enrollment and improve its public education system, India is turning to the private sector.
The government is planning to open 2,500 new schools under public-private partnerships over the next five years, the first such initiative in the country, according to Livemint.com , a business-news website in India.
India's human-resource-development ministry is seeking applications from companies and foundations to open schools under such partnerships, part of a larger plan to open 6,000 new schools over the next five years,...
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