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Thane sends more children to school than Mumbai

  • Thane sends more children to school than Mumbai

    Summary: MUMBAI: Mumbai`s zip code is no longer a campus district. Neighbouring Thane sped past the unremittingly progressive Mumbai to become the largest schooling district in the state. Enrolment in its 6,407 schools is booming, and over 16.

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    MUMBAI: Mumbai`s zip code is no longer a campus district. Neighbouring Thane sped past the unremittingly progressive Mumbai to become the largest schooling district in the state. Enrolment in its 6,407 schools is booming, and over 16.

    5 lakh students queued up for a school education last academic season.

    Pune ranked second with 13.2 lakh students, and Nashik came third, followed by the Mumbai suburban district.

    Campuses built by the Dutch, schools left behind by the British, all of those in Mumbai`s heart, have graduated millions. But even as they continue to stand tall, the altering demographics of the city has pushed many a school goer out. Employment opportunities galore in Thane Last year, all of Mumbai, the city and its suburbs, had 15.

    2 million school-goers in 3,580 schools.

    Source: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/Thane-sends-more-children-to-school-than-Mumbai/articleshow/47571102.cms


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