Right to Education Act

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Gujarat: Nearly 30% students of class 5 and 8 to be detained from this year post amendment of RTE act

Nearly 6.45 lakh students from Class 6 to Class 8 from over 32,000 government schools were part of the 'Mission Vidya' campaign.

Right to education: UNESCO report seeks changes for children with disabilities

The report states that in India, 75 per cent of five-year olds with disabilities and a quarter of children with disabilities in the age group of five to 19 years do not attend any educational institution.


System failure

Look at teacher shortage, poor infrastructure, uninspiring curricula. Scrapping no-detention policy isn’t the answer.

PIL in Delhi HC for proper implementation of Right to Education Act

The petitioner, Salek Chand Jain, has also urged the court to direct authorities to take steps to curb the drop out rate in government and corporation-run schools. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar is likely to hear the matter on July 11.

Pune: Nod for next year’s admission under RTE

One term of the current academic year has ended but thousands of children from Pune city who had applied for admissions are yet to get a seat even after the completion of Round I of admissions.

Education body to study proposal to expand RTE

On its extension to the pre-primary level, the panel had suggested ensuring child-centred pedagogy, play-way method and holistic development as critical elements of pre-school education


25% quota in admissions: Delhi outdoes others on EWS

At 92%, capital has highest percentage of seats filled under this quota.

Govt to spend Rs 3,000 more per EWS child to fill seats under RTE reservation

The additional amount is for school uniform, shoes, books, transportation facility and other study materials.

Pre-schools out of RTE ambit

A fresh notification issued on Apr 30 fixes admissions for standard I as the entry level point under the RTE quota.

Educating India

House panel’s recommendation to reevaluate ‘no detention policy’ is an opportunity for a larger rethink