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Pratham Co-Founder and President Receives Teachers College Medal for Distinguished Achievement

May 30, 2017


D r. Madhav Chavan, co- founder and president of Pratham, received the Medal for Distinguished Achievement from Teachers College, Columbia University, on May 16 during its Master’s Convocation ceremonies Each year, the Medal is awarded to individuals whose extraordinary contributions in education and human development have benefited society.

In his acceptance...
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Pratham and Google.org Collaborate to Democratize Learning

Apr 06, 2017


A new grant provides funding for technology initiative to strengthen learning outcomes of children in rural India

Pratham USA has been awarded a $3.1 million grant from Google.org to strengthen our technology initiative aimed at making quality education more accessible by creating cooperative learning environments that foster children’s curiosity and improve...
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Business Standard Names Pratham "Social Enterprise of the Year"

Mar 11, 2017


Leading Indian publication Business Standard has named Pratham “Social Enterprise of the Year” as part of its 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility Awards. Forty non-governmental organizations were considered in this category based on parameters which included years of existence, governance and reporting, funds handled, beneficiary reach, theme and location.
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India Amends the Right to Education Act to Include Learning Outcomes

Mar 10, 2017


On February 20, India’s Ministry of Human Resource Development announced that it has amended the rules of the 2009 Right to Education Act (which guarantees free and compulsory education for children between the ages of 6 and 14) so that all state governments are required to define expected levels of...
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When Schooling Doesn’t Mean Learning by Dr. Rukmini Banerji

Feb 28, 2017


Writing in the Stanford Social Innovation Review, the preeminent publication for people engaged in social innovation, Pratham CEO Dr. Rukmini Banerji describes the Annual Status of Education Report (ASER), the citizen-led assessment facilitated by Pratham that for over a decade has been helping Indians gauge children’s learning levels and challenging...
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Apr 10, 2017

​A Lifeline for Migrant Youth

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Mar 17, 2017

Pratham's Week-Long Celebration of Science

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Jan 24, 2017

ASER 2016: India Must Focus on Building Foundational Skills

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Jan 19, 2017

Nirmayan Charity Pro-Am Raises Money for Pratham

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Nov 10, 2016

Pratham Receives CA Technologies Grant to Support Science and Girls' Education Programs

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Oct 19, 2016

Sarva Mangal Family Trust Funds Expansion of Pratham Technology Initiatives

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Oct 17, 2016

ASER 2016 is Underway!

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Oct 11, 2016

Wheels Global Foundation and Pratham Partner to Promote Girls' Education in India

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Sep 21, 2016

NY Tri-State Gala Raises Over $2.6 Million To Eradicate Child Illiteracy In India

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Sep 16, 2016

A People's Movement for Learning

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Jul 21, 2016

Pratham Featured in Brookings Institution Study on Scaling and Learning

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Jun 27, 2016

Manoj Singh Joins Pratham USA Board of Directors

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Jun 09, 2016

Pratham USA Earns Sixth Consecutive Four-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

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May 25, 2016

Pratham and J-PAL Partner with Jharkhand Government to Improve Learning

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May 15, 2016

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

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Mar 15, 2016

What Makes Pratham a Successful Nonprofit?

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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 26, 2015

India’s Biggest Educational Challenge: How to Improve Learning

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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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