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In Patna schools, summer vacation starts from May 5

All public and private schools in the district will be closed for summer vacation from May 5 in view of the heat wave prevailing here, District Magistrate Sanjay Kumar Agrawal said.

In Bihar, 5871 primary schools do not have buildings

Bihar's Education Minister Ashok Choudhary said that out of 21,419 primary schools which have been sanctioned under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, 21,100 schools have been set up in the state so far


In class, Bihar does improve but remains way behind rest of country

As per available data, while Bihar shows an improvement in the pupil-teacher ratio between 2009-10 and 2013-014 from 57 to 51, it remained far below the national average which changed from 32 to 26 in the same period.

In Bihar schools, panels to protect children from sexual abuse

The Act, in effect since November 2012, is gender-neutral and defines various forms of sexual abuse including harassment, penetrative or non-penetrative abuse, and pornography.

Reality check: In Bihar,every 4th primary,middle teacher failed Class V-level test

43,000 contractual teachers took ‘competency’ exam,over 10,000 failed.

410 model schools to be set up in Bihar

For this the Centre would allocate around Rs 2000 crore to Bihar.