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

“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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

'English Medium' in Sanjay Camp

A Delhi businessman was recently arrested for impersonating as a slum dweller to get his son admitted to a private school. While angry at this attempt to misuse the EWS quota, residents of Sanjay Camp slum hope their children make the most of the “opportunity” it offers them

Where are schools for students with autism: SC questions UP

The court said it is "impossible to think" that children suffering from disabilities or who are mentally ill can cope up with fellow students in mainstream schools.

Bill to end no-detention policy introduced in Lok Sabha

Under the existing provisions of the RTE Act, students are automatically promoted to the next class till std 8. This is one of key components of the RTE Act which came into force on April 1, 2010.

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