Academic Reform

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India's Growth Story Must Start With Our Schools, Colleges

Unfortunately, various governments have paid little more than lip service to the fact that without quality education, no country can prosper in today's knowledge-driven information economy. In 2009, India came 2nd last among 73 nations in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's (OECD) PISA test that measures the performance of 15 year olds in reading, maths and science. India subsequently pulled out of the PISA tests of 2012 and 2015, as if side-stepping the issue would make it go away.