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Right to Education Act


Decreased allocations for education, reluctance to recognise pandemic fallout will sharpen educational divide

February 13, 2021 10:05 am

It's strange that this year’s budget makes no reference to the pandemic and the multiple challenges it has thrown up for the poor.

Before school

January 14, 2020 11:46 pm

ASER report, which links learning crisis to pre-school education, calls for a revamp of the anganwadi system.

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

August 21, 2019 11:03 am

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

July 04, 2019 3:10 am

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

January 09, 2019 12:14 am

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

June 04, 2018 4:03 pm

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

December 01, 2015 1:24 am

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

August 17, 2015 2:53 am

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

June 22, 2015 2:04 am

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

May 04, 2015 2:59 am

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