The school has a teacher-student ratio way above the national average; in fact, much above the international average as well. With five teachers for 114 students or 23 students for every teacher, the students should have been well groomed.
Its newly-built brick structure sits on a sprawling 107-decimal plot. Doesn’t matter if its windows and doors are missing, or they had never been fitted. And it gets monthly government fund as salaries of its teachers.
Yet this year, not a single student passed the SSC exams from Nalbari Girls’ School in Dinajpur, putting it in the bracket of the 109 educational institutions that saw zero pass rate.
The Daily Star visited five such schools and a madrasa in the last two days. All of them were found to have…