Academic Problems Encountered by Rural Students

  • S Rajan Coordinator, Karpakkam Higher Education Institute, Theni, Tamil Nadu, India
Keywords: rural students, learning problems, causes analysed


Report (ASER), shows that even though the number of rural students attending schools is rising, but more than half of the students in fifth grade are unable to read a second-grade textbook and are not able to solve simple mathematical problems. Not only this, the level of Mathematics and reading is further declining. Though efforts are being made, they are not in the right direction. The reasons cited for this problem in surveys are discussed here.

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Rajan, S. (2019). Academic Problems Encountered by Rural Students. Shanlax International Journal of Education, 7(2), 15-19.