Read NYU Wagner Professor Rajeev Dehejia's Op-ed: "Schooled Against Innovation"

In an op-ed piece for The Indian Express, "Schooled Against Innovation," NYU Wagner Associate Professor of Public Policy Rajeev Dehejia and co-writer Sujata Visaria of Hong Kong University of Science of Technology describe the state of affairs in India's primary schools—both a strong infusion of public resources and the challenge of educating the students, with recent research showing the "schoolchildren do not seem to learn much."

In the end, "the ultimate bottleneck to solving our many policy dilemmas is ideas, and in particular ideas that work in the real world," they write.