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AUDIO SLIDE SHOW: St. Mary's Orphanage School, Bangalore, India

For these Indian students, graduation means a better life

For academic comparisons, the U.S. looks to other developed countries to see where it ranks. When it comes to economic growth, American leaders often mention developing countries such as China, Brazil and India. WAMU 88.5's Kavitha Cardoza is from Bangalore, India, and she decided to look at education in her home country while she was there last year. She visited St. Mary's Orphanage School as part of her reporting on the dropout crisis.

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