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Goa wrestles with language in schools


The abrupt transition from Konkani and Marathi in primary schools to English in Standard V puts tremendous pressure on children from rural
communities in Goa. By the time these learners reach the crucial higher grades, nearly half of them drop out of school.

Rupa Chinai

reports.



Original: http://indiatogether.org/articles/goalingo-education
By: Rupa Chinai
Posted: February 6, 2007, 5:30 am