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
Economists Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo talks about NREGA and Right To Education.
For the academic session 2015-16, the Education Department has fixed a target of 30,000 students.
A Hutchings school official refused to comment saying that the principal was not available and will only join duty on Monday.
As per the directions issued by the SSA office, the audit will focus on gender education.
35 private schools in Pune city have been deemed illegal by the Pune Municipal Corporation Education Board