Karaoke for social and cultural change

  title={Karaoke for social and cultural change},
  author={Payal Arora},
  journal={J. Inf., Comm, Ethics in Society},
Prior to 1996, Indian education policy focused more on equity through access, making some significant strides. By 1987, the Indian government had set up 530,000 primary schools, providing access to 95 percent of the young population across 80 percent of villages (NCERT, 1992, p. 42) In spite of this success, India faces significant challenges in attendance, retention and dropout rates: about 20 percent of children enrolled do not attend school regularly and about 40 percent of those who enroll… CONTINUE READING