International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Quality Education and Management of Public Schools in Bihar (India)
Dr. Khagendra Kumar, Prabhunath Singh

Before 1970s most of the schools in Bihar were run by the community. After takeover of all these community run schools by the state government between 1976 and 1981, community school relationship gradually became very poor. It was later realized that universal school education is impossible without reestablishing organic linkage between community and schools and efforts were made to revive the linkage through formation of School Management Committee (SMC) in all public and government aided schools. In this paper authors have tried to look into the changing pattern of SMCs since its inception and impact of SMCs in fomenting relationship between schools and community in Bihar.

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