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Karnataka: Chorus grows louder for appointment of standalone primary education minister

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.

Plea in High Court claims work hours of teachers violate RTE Act, calls for longer timings

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.


Gujarat Government proposes hike in quota reimbursement

The government’s proposal came after a group of private schools, mostly from Rajkot, moved the Gujarat High Court earlier this year, demanding an increase in the reimbursement.

RTE admissions :Website stays shut as deadline lapses; schools worried about delays

Thanks to a software glitch, not a single school in the district has finished the registration process.

Round III ends in a day, RTE quota still has few takers

The admissions which began on August 16 will end on Friday, August 22.

Bombay HC: Verdict on applicability of RTE Act on city schools unlikely today

Petitioner schools claimed they must be exempted from implementing RTE Act.


Govt wakes up to RTE,reserves 25% seats in pvt schools for ‘poor’ kids

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.

200 pvt primary schools fined

AS many as 200 private primary schools in the city have been slapped penalty for their failure to comply with the Right to Education (RTE) Act.

RTE: Schools keep fingers crossed,govt yet to decide penalty

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.

Congress workers ransack DEO office,heckle official

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.