In Covid year, 2 lakh students move from private to govt schools in Andhra Pradesh
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In Covid year, 2 lakh students move from private to govt schools in Andhra Pradesh

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July 24, 2021

In the academic year 2020-21, more than 2 lakh students between Classes 1 and 12 moved from private schools to government in Andhra Pradesh. Around 60,253 are estimated to have dropped out of the system.


New Delhi, 24 July 2021

As per news report of The Indian Express, in total, 3,57,873 students either dropped out of school or took transfer certificates for moving to other schools. The number of students who moved from private schools to government is exactly 2,02,599, as per Education Department data, while 8,448 moved from government to private. While enrolment is still on, as of now, the student strength in government schools is estimated to be 72,33,040 compared to around 10 lakh in private schools.The move from government to private schools is in line with what has been observed in other states in the 2020-21 academic year, which coincided with Covid-19 and consequent economic distress.

Source - The Indian Express
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