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Tuesday, April 07, 2020

Right to Education (RTE)


Delhi: Autistic kid picked through draw of lots, school denies admission

September 11, 2019 7:14 am

Child rights body issues showcause to DPS Dwarka, says admit 6-year-old

RTE admissions: 6,972 applications selected for 7,408 seats across Maharashtra

September 10, 2019 8:45 pm

Under the RTE Act, certain aided private schools are mandated to reserve 25 per cent of their seats at the entry-level for children from economically weak families. The government reimburses the fees of these students.

In India, three out of every four working children denied right to education: NGO

June 13, 2019 12:44 pm

Going by the census 2011 data-sets released in 2016, a whopping 62.5 per cent of working children and adolescents below 18 years of age are engaged in agriculture and related industries.

Tripura mulls scrapping no-detention policy for 5th, 8th standard from current academic year

May 11, 2019 3:30 pm

“We are considering re-introduction of the pass-fail system in schools. However, we will have an annual assessment in all classes. We shall prepare students in a way that they can pass in any examinations,” Tripura education minister said

Hardlook: Holes in the safety net

April 08, 2019 7:38 am

Far from the excitement of entering a new grade, thousands of EWS children are facing an uncertain future as they reach Class IX. With parents being asked to pay fee they cannot afford, The Indian Express looks at what caused the crisis

Punjab to implement amended RTE Act from current session: SCERT director

August 09, 2019 6:41 pm

SCERT director Singh said, “We will not expel any student till class VIII even if he/she fails but it has been decided to reinstate the detention policy.”

Pune school ‘stops RTE quota admissions’: parents want probe, action against officer

August 03, 2018 8:18 am

One of the parents said they have written to the education department demanding to know the current legal status of the school being run on the premises.

PIL in Delhi High Court for proper implementation of Right to Education Act

June 04, 2018 4:11 pm

The petitioner, Salek Chand Jain, has also urged the Delhi High Court to direct authorities to take steps to curb the drop out rate in government and corporation-run schools. 

Right To Education Admissions in Surat: Cases to be filed against 2,252 parents over bogus income proof

May 24, 2018 5:59 am

After month-long investigation, city prant officials found that out of 9,410 applications, a total of 2,252 applications had submitted fake income proof documents with the stamp of mamlatdar.

Allow students of Economically Weaker Sections to complete studies in private schools: PIL

May 06, 2018 2:04 pm

The PIL also contended the academic atmosphere is different in government and private schools, which will cause prejudice to the said students by not letting them complete education till Class 12.