The State government is understood to be considering the removal of the minimum pass mark stipulation for each subject for annual promotion from Classes I to X as the system stands in the way of otherwise bright students who cannot make the grade in some subjects however hard they tried.

How do students, teachers and parents look at this move? Please send in your views, a maximum of 300 words, by post, e-mail or by hand, to reach us by June 7. The postal address is The Hindu, Airport Road, Vallakkadavu, Thiruvananthapuram – 695 008; email: tvmpeoplespeak