The admission process in these schools was completed by March, while the schools gave the required information in regard to the EWS seats by the end of May.
Officials said while two city schools have started giving admissions, 23 other schools – where a chunk of quota admissions are stuck – have joined the protest against RTE admissions.
Each child is entitled to five subject notebooks and a drawing copy free of charge under RTE Act
PMC education board threatens to recommend de-recognition for schools that don’t fall in line.
The association also thinks that any knee-jerk reaction should be avoided and a new policy should include opinions of all stakeholders.
Schools allegedly failed to give allotted admissions under RTE; schools say admissions conducted at entry level.
Mane had convened a meeting with education officials to discuss the course of action for RTE admissions after the Bombay High Court upheld the state government’s decision to revive the January 21 resolution.
This is the first such move this year following confusion over admission under RTE.
Activists, however, alleged the department was refusing to commit to a time-frame for completion of the process
The complaint has been raised by parents of students of the Podar Jumbo Kids school in Pimpri.
SARAL will solve the problems of collecting data from private schools too.
Under the RTE Act, 2009, no school can operate without a certificate of recognition from a government authority.
A study on the status Pardhis tribe, conducted by the TISS shows that 61 per cent of Pardhi children who are in the schoolgoing age have never been enrolled in schools.
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.