What we encountered in Bihar, we have rarely experienced. Most people whom we met in their education leadership were highly capable and committed. This was certainly not by chance; the team has probably been carefully constructed. This team has an educational vision—which is resonant with the education ideals that we aspire for. Their ideas and plans are rooted in a pragmatic assessment of what will actually work on the ground. There is positive energy seeping through the Bihar education system. There is alignment of goals at different levels, the concrete plans are backed by resources and there is a focus on improving institutional structures. Read More