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India throws book at schools making young pupils carry heavy bags

November 27, 2018 11:38 AM
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MUMBAI/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Concerned about producing a generation of children with hunched backs and other spine problems, India has denounced schools for making students carry heavy school bags and giving young children homework.

The government has issued weight guidelines for school bags depending on a child’s age, citing studies that show how the load can affect soft, developing spines.

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