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Wednesday, July 06, 2022

Right to Education Act


Delhi education dept invites applications for EWS admissions to private schools

February 25, 2022 6:01 pm

According to the provisions of the Right to Education Act, admissions to 25% of seats at entry-level classes at private schools are reserved for students from Economically Weaker Section (EWS) and Children with Special Needs (CWSN).

Campus Watch: RTE admissions begin in schools across state except Pune

February 21, 2022 5:24 pm

Owing to the delay in receiving fee reimbursements from the government, several schools have resisted against registering for the process.

Poor response to RTE quota in Maharashtra, over 22,000 seats find no takers

August 03, 2021 9:00 am

As parents have failed to confirm admissions despite the opportunity of getting free education, activists fear that these students may drop out of school and have urged the state education department to track every student.

Pimpri: Govt yet to reimburse fee amount in crores, some schools refuse admission under RTE

July 16, 2021 9:23 pm

Pimpri-Chinchwad has 3,464 seats under the Right to Education Act in 181 schools. So far, only 50 per cent or around 1,700 admissions have taken place, forcing the civic body to extend the admission deadline.

Over 250 complaints of denied RTE admissions, PCMC issues notice to 15 schools

June 28, 2021 7:35 am

Jyotsna Shinde, PCMC administration officer (education), told The Indian Express on Sunday that the civic body had received complaints from parents that schools were refusing admission to their wards.

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.