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Right to Education


Boys at greater risk of repeating grades, failing to complete education than girls: UNESCO

April 11, 2022 9:29 am

The report titled 'Leave no child behind: Global report on boys' disengagement from education' pointed out that over 132 million boys of primary and secondary school age are out of school.

In first round, 4,183 candidates get seats in Mumbai schools

April 07, 2022 8:22 am

Even as the lottery round began on Monday, until late Tuesday, parents struggled with the designated website that was facing technical slags.

NCPCR survey finds gaps, wants all minority schools under RTE

August 12, 2021 10:50 am

According to the NCPCR report, only 8.76 per cent of the students in minority schools belong to socially and economically disadvantaged background.

PCMC chief says cut fees by 15%, schools likely to do it for poor families and those hit by pandemic

July 05, 2021 7:49 am

Jyotsna Shinde, PCMC administrative officer (education), said, "After the commissioner's appeal, many schools have said they will reduce their fee by 15 per cent. It is also true that schools said they will give fee cut to poor children."

Don't deny admission to students for lack of transfer or leaving certificates: Maharashtra school education minister

June 18, 2021 10:33 am

Due to the pandemic situation and financial losses in terms of job or business loss, many parents have not been able to pay school fees in part or full.

Online admission process for RTE seats to start from Friday

June 09, 2021 12:46 pm

Parents of those students whose names were drawn in the lottery are requested to confirm their allotted seats, appealed Dattatreya Jagtap, director of primary education.

Time to undo the RTE bias against private non-minority institutions

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.

State govt extends deadline for RTE admission applications

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.

Laws stress mother tongue as medium of instruction: govt

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”.

New challenge for EWS kids in private schools: Parents have no money for books, uniform

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.