Ever since N. Mahesh, the lone Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) minister in the Congress-JD(S) coalition government, resigned last October, several activists and education experts have sought for an urgent replacement.
A bench of Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice Kameshwar Rao took cognizance of the matter and sought responses from the respondents — the civic bodies, the Delhi government’s education secretary and the Government Schools Teachers’ Association.
Three years after the implementation of Right to Education (RTE) Act,the state governmentpassed a resolution to reserve 25 per cent seats for economically weaker section (EWS) and disadvantaged groups in unaided private schools.
A day after the deadline for implementation of the Right To Education (RTE) Act expired,representatives of the Delhi State Public Schools Association (DSPSA) met Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and Education Minister Kiran Walia,seeking a reprieve.
Local Congress workers Tuesday ransacked the office of District Education Officer (DEO) of Vadodara for allegedly not acting on their complaints against a few city-based private schools allegedly violating provisions of Right to Education (RTE) Act.