This is the header for a story from the Times of India about the deplorable conditions found in India's g-schools.
Consequently, "lower income" parents are opting for private schooling for their children.
Another reason for the exodus, according to one analyst: " ... English is usually the language of instruction for all classes in private schools, whereas it is available only as an optional course, if at all, in most public schools. Millions of Indian families have decided not to sacrifice their children’s futures by waiting for their government schools to get a clue. They’re taking matters into their own hands."
Imagine. Moms and dads in India more eager for their kids to immerse themselves in English than many of the so-called educators in our own country are ...