April 03, 2021 8:48 am
Not only has RTE unreasonably differentiated between minority and non-minority schools without any explicable basis, there is also no rational nexus between the object of universal education it seeks to achieve and the exclusion of minority schools from its purview.
March 22, 2021 7:14 pm
In its earlier announced schedule, the Education department had informed that beneficiaries of Right to Education Act, who are applying for the 25 per cent reserved seats for economically weaker sections, can fill online forms between March 3 to 21.
September 25, 2020 7:53 am
The Centre informed the apex court that Section 29(2)(f) of RTE Act says that “medium of instruction shall, as far as possible, be in child’s mother tongue”.
August 17, 2020 3:26 am
Every year, there are complaints by parents late into the year that they did not receive the free books and uniforms from schools, which schools in turn claim is because of delay in funds being transferred by the government.
March 09, 2020 7:47 am
Certain clauses in the Right to Education (RTE) Act imply that the entry age to Class I should be six, which is followed by some state governments but not by others including the central government.
December 07, 2019 3:27 am
The plea, filed by an NGO called Social Jurist, through its counsel Ashok Agarwal, has claimed that, as per the Act, free education is provided to Disadvantaged Groups (DG) and EWS students in unaided schools up to class VIII.
December 03, 2019 11:42 am
It is caught in a crisis not because it is irrelevant, but because it is subjected to rank overuse and invested with too many expectations.
October 29, 2019 3:35 am
The final NEP has also tweaked the suggestion in the draft policy on starting a National Tutors Programme (NTP) and Remedial Instructional Aides Programme (RIAP). Both were meant to strengthen basic reading and mathematics skills.
September 20, 2019 9:31 am
The court admitted the contention of the petitioner that the Internet, accessed through mobile phones or computers, gave an opportunity for the students to gather information.
July 30, 2019 12:52 am
Draft NEP labels disabled as ‘divyang’ and considers its duty is over.