Hyderabad: The primary schools in Karimnagar District were shut down in last 3 years. Parents do not want their children to go to government primary schools. Many more are on verge of closure due to poor student enrollment. There are 356 PS, 73 UPS and 15 high schools with strength of 31-50 students and 34 high schools in the district with strength of 51-75 students562 primary schools and 25 UPS with student strength of 20-30.
Further, he said that government schools failed to provide quality education as there was low commitment among teachers studying in government primary and upper primary schools are unable to read and write. On the other hand, students in private schools were doing well in exams and were much ahead in terms of learning, said Lingaiah.