Recommendation 1 from ‘The New York Times’

Article Name:‘Can school performance be measured fairly?’

By: ‘Room for Debate/New York Times’

Classic- a book which people praise and don’t read. : Mark Twain

Summary:

The article is stating that now most of the states have been exempted from the law, ‘No child left behind education law’ and have been allowed to create their own measures/standards of gauging the performance of the students and also the teachers. However, the article is stating that there could be some discrepancies in some plans created by the states.

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Improved: Better
Excused: Exempt
Accountability: Answerability

Recommendation 2 from ‘The Times of India’

Article Name:‘A big leap’

By: ‘TOI’

You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them. : Ray Bradbury

Summary:

The article is stating that when cabinet committee on security has given a green light to the amendment to sanction the Land Boundary Agreement is a good sign and beginning to completely change the relations between India and China.

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Ratify: Approve
Facilitate: Make easy
Strategic: Planned

Recommendation 3 from ‘The Times of India’

Article Name:‘Empower Samaritans’

By: ‘TOI’

There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them. : Joseph Brodsky

Summary:

The article is talking about an NGO sponsored IPL that has moved the centre to frame concrete guidelines to protect people who help accident victims is a welcome change. It states that these people should not be forced to reveal their identities or forced to come to police stations again and again, so that they are not discouraged from helping.

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Liability: Legal responsibility
Immunity: Resistance
Intervening: overruling

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