Friday, Dec 02, 2022

Right to Education (RTE) Act


Maharashtra: Schools say unclear if criteria to be followed for all or only RTE admissions

March 10, 2022 7:49 am

A circular stated that a child seeking admission to Nursery should have completed a minimum of three years and maximum of four-and-a-half years of age by the cut-off date of the new academic year – December 31, 2022. For Junior KG, the minimum age is four years and maximum age is five-and-a-half years.

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

May 07, 2019 12:54 pm

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

November 13, 2018 2:38 am

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

June 21, 2017 2:26 pm

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

March 06, 2016 2:41 am

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

August 22, 2014 12:34 am

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

January 09, 2014 5:52 pm

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

June 05, 2013 3:54 am

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

May 17, 2013 4:56 am

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

April 02, 2013 1:55 am

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.