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Limits of class

The RTE Amendment Bill, recently passed in Rajya Sabha, has again triggered the periodic debate between anti-detentionists — votaries of No-Detention Policy (NDP) — and detentionists.

A time to revise

Despite no-detention policy, thousands of children are being left behind in learning outcomes. We need to reconsider it.


In schools, the no-fail policy may have failed. What now?

The Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) on Wednesday made a strong pitch for scrapping the no-detention policy for Classes I to VIII, along with bringing back board exams in Class X.

No-detention policy till Class VIII to be reviewed

The advisory board had constituted the sub-committee under the chairmanship of the then Haryana Education Minister Geeta Bukkal to examine the no-detention policy.