Education: Wardha Scheme

A hundred years ago, India had a school in every village. Then Great Britain took charge of India's educational system, began to teach Indians in English, to concentrate on training clerks and professionals for its commercial and civil service. Now, 50,000 Indians go to college each year, and one-fifth come out with B.A. degrees or as "failed B.A.'s."—* In India nowadays professions and Government service are overcrowded, and the village schools are vanishing. With only half as much money spent on primary education as on higher education, barely 7% of the population is...

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