Severe protests after the killing of terrorist and Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani led to wide scale schools burning, arguably even children participating in protests and school closure. This along with winter has caused Kashmir school children losing 8 months or nearly a year in their studies and their professional advancement. Looking at this – one has to analyze was this worthwhile, were the protests legitimate. Now comes another shocker – the state government will “promote” all children by 1 standard. Are these students eligible for the promotion, are they smarter? Is there a better way to handle – such as have schools on weekends and maintain longer hours to make up precious lost time?
Source: Daily Pioneer
- 3 Mar 2017