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Facing action by Directorate of Education, schools say did not know about admission criteria

Director of Education Sanjay Goel said: “These schools assumed that they would not be penalised for their lapse... We will check with the DDEs how many schools eventually submitted the information...we will accordingly decide if they should proceed with admissions.”

DoE temporarily halts admission process at 44 schools that didn’t upload criteria in time

The DoE said as of 1 pm on December 15, 105 schools had not uploaded their admission criteria.


Mark attendance on biometric system or face action: DoE

The biometric system, installed by the Delhi government, requires officials to enter their Aadhaar number first and then punch in their attendance.

Delhi: Education department, police asked to keep in touch

Schools have been directed to use social media to send short messages and information in urgent cases, when it is difficult to make telephonic contact.

No re-admission for those who fail Class X twice: Directorate of Education

The circular follows a court case, wherein a petition was filed by students who had failed in Class X and were not being re-admitted. The plea cited Article 138 of the Delhi School Education Act, which states that schools cannot deny re-admission. 

Directorate of Education bans correction fluids, thinners in schools

In July this year, the Family and Health Department of the government also banned the sale of such products. Similar orders were issued in 2012 as well, by the then government.


Day After Sisodia’s ‘Inspection’: School refutes reports about drug use on premises

The school maintains that it is stringent about not allowing any drug-related activity to continue within the school premises.

Private schools say have no means to verify certificates

The Department of Education had issued a circular just last month asking schools to verify all certificates, like income and caste certificates, on the website of the Delhi government.

School donation: Parents get help to report illegal demand

DoE notice It has directed all schools to send a compliance report to the education officer concerned.

Schools get fresh directive on grievance redressal system

The new directive is part of efforts to make the grievance redressal system under the RTE Act more effective.