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1 This project was funded by Sterlite Tech Foundation
2 Alternatively referred to as “the government”
3 Virtual Classroom is used to teach many subjects at different grade levels. This is just ONE of many
projects running there. All descriptions in this paper ONLY refer to or English Reading Program.
4 Schools that could not receive VC sessions because they did not have the infrastructure and also
did not have any other interventions in English teaching by any NGO were identified as control
5 All sample schools in our study received our ERP but did not have any other interventions in English
running in their building
6 Beginning of Year- Bo Y; End of Year- Eo Y
7 The data presented and discussed below are for Hindi/Marathi/Urdu medium schools only.