RTE is causing several low-cost private schools to shut down, unwittingly depriving children of education.
There is a huge need for a proper grievance redressal mechanism to address the issue.
Prior to the GR issued on April 30, the lowest class was the entry level for RTE admissions.
According to the results declared out of total 5,100 students only 1,537 passed.
Professor Sirohi said, “Parents have complained that the students who got admitted to the school in 2010 are being treated indifferently. We have asked the principal to explain the same to the commission.”
House panel’s recommendation to reevaluate ‘no detention policy’ is an opportunity for a larger rethink
The no-detention policy, introduced under the Right to Education Act, automatically promotes students up to Class VIII.
This year, there are around 11,837 seats in 313 city schools available under the 25 per cent quota.
Fresh admission guidelines have been issued to government schools to restrict the class size.
Young people between the ages of 14 and 18 are getting left out. Building their capabilities poses educational and skilling challenges.
According to the report, the enrollment rate of Maharashtra is below the national average too.
State government on Monday filed a compliance affidavit before HC relating to surprise visits to 5 BMC schools.
The new directive is part of efforts to make the grievance redressal system under the RTE Act more effective.
The DEO’s action came following a representation by a city-based voluntary organisation, Dalit Hak Rakshak Manch.
Acceptance of admission forms for this will be distributed at 43 places from Feb 9 to 25 between 12 noon-4 pm