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Pratham Featured in Brookings Institute Study on Scaling and Learning

Jul 21, 2016


Pratham’s flagship Read India program was one of twelve programs from across the globe selected by the Brookings Institute for an in-depth study on scaling and learning. The recently released study, Millions Learning: Scaling up quality education in developing countries, tells the story of where and how effective learning interventions have...
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Manoj Singh Joins Pratham USA Board of Directors

Jun 27, 2016


Pratham USA is pleased to announce the appointment of former Deloitte executive Manoj Singh to its national board of directors, effective immediately.

Manoj spent 36 years in senior leadership positions with Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Ltd., including head of Deloitte Consulting in the Americas, CEO of the Asia Pacific region and, since...
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Pratham USA Earns Sixth Consecutive Four-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

Jun 09, 2016


Pratham USA’s integrity in accounting and fiscal practices have earned us yet another four-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This marks the sixth consecutive year that we have earned this distinction and places Pratham USA in the top 4% of more than 1.5 million American charities.

According...
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Pratham a Key Player in New Delhi’s First Summer Camps

May 15, 2016


In a groundbreaking move, government schools in New Delhi have introduced large-scale learning camps for rising sixth-grade students to keep them engaged during summer break. This age group was targeted as studies have shown that the transition from fifth to sixth grade can be a difficult one.

The three-week camps began...
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What Makes Pratham a Successful Nonprofit?

Mar 15, 2016


On February 26, 2016, Dana Schmidt, program officer in the Global Development and Population Program and the Education Program of the Hewlett Foundation, spoke to supporters at a Pratham USA event in NYC about the reasons Hewlett has continued to support us.

Established in 1966, the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation...
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India’s Biggest Educational Challenge: How to Improve Learning

Nov 26, 2015


For ten years, Pratham’s Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) has informed communities and leaders that India’s elementary education is in dire straits. Only half of children in Grade 5 can read at the second-grade level or solve a simple two-digit subtraction problem. That’s about 100 million Indian children who are...
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Jul 07, 2016

Pratham Seattle Forms Young Professionals Group

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Feb 10, 2016

Op-Ed: How Pratham is Challenging Tradition in India

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Jan 31, 2016

Dr. Madhav Chavan Delivers Keynote at India Today School Summit

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Jan 08, 2016

Pratham USA Founder Vijay Goradia Featured in Forbes

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Dec 18, 2015

Pratham Mentioned in New York Times Article on India's Education System

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Dec 09, 2015

Anecdote December 2015: Building Pathways to Success

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Nov 24, 2015

Senator Cory Booker Inspires at NYC Gala

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Nov 18, 2015

Dr. Rukmini Banerji to Co-Host New Education Policy E-Symposium

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Nov 11, 2015

Pratham USA Appoints New President and Board Directors

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Oct 26, 2015

In India, Gaps in Learning Start Early

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Oct 02, 2015

Slumdog Stars Reunite at 2015 Los Angeles Gala

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Aug 03, 2015

Man with a Mission: Dr. Madhav Chavan Interviewed in Business Standard

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Jul 28, 2015

Smoothing Bumps Along the Road of Vocational Training

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May 18, 2015

2015 Houston Gala Breaks Fundraising Record

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Mar 30, 2015

ASER Fulfills Its Name by Having an “Impact” on Quality Education

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Mar 18, 2015

India’s Minister of State for Finance Returns to Boston

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Mar 09, 2015

Doing is One of the Best Ways of Learning: An Interview with Dr. Rukmini Banerji

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Feb 06, 2015

J-PAL Leaders Discuss Their Research with Social Sector Programs in India

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Jan 20, 2015

Pratham Releases 2014 Report on Education in India

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Jan 05, 2015

Pratham Names New CEO

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Dec 30, 2014

Anecdote Newsletter: Measuring India’s Learning Outcomes

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Dec 09, 2014

Pratham Raises $1 Million to Keep Kids Learning

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Nov 21, 2014

India’s Lesson: Improving Education is Imperative for Growth

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Oct 25, 2014

Pratham’s Literacy Assessment Featured in The New York Times

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