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Covid impact: Seats under RTE drop by 20 per cent in Maharashtra

April 16, 2021 12:39 am

On Thursday, the first round of lottery was conducted for the 25 per cent reserved seats under RTE for economically weaker sections, under which 67,459 students were allotted admissions out of the 96,000 available seats in the state.

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.

Maharashtra extends deadline for RTE admission applications in schools till March 31

March 22, 2021 2:33 pm

In its schedule announced earlier, the education department had informed that beneficiaries of RTE, who are applying for admission under the category of 25 per cent seats reserved for the economically weaker sections, can fill online forms from March 3 to 21.

Education policy dilutes assurance on RTE cover up to Class 12

October 28, 2019 7:13 am

The final policy document states that the RTE Act “will be considered for extension” as opposed to the draft, which assured extension.

Gujarat: New session just a week away, parents await round two of RTE admissions

June 03, 2019 7:49 am

The first round of allotment of seats under the RTE Act’s 25 per cent reservation for economically and disadvantaged groups was held on May 6, when nearly 51 per cent of the total applications received were shortlisted for admissions.

Admission Row: Schools without minority status certificate not exempted from RTE, says HC

July 31, 2018 1:32 am

The schools have decided to challenge the High Court order in Supreme Court.

RTE logjam: Parents say schools still refusing admissions, deadline extended

April 11, 2018 9:19 am

Fed up of the rejections and faced with the prospect of losing the seats allotted to their children, scores of parents thronged offices of the education department in Pune.

CABE panel pitches for extension of RTE Act to pre-primary, secondary education

January 07, 2018 9:09 am

Currently, the RTE Act covers Class I to VII and makes education a justiciable right for children in the age group of 6 to 14 years.

Dalit group set to move Gujarat HC against income cap for SCs/STs and OBCs

June 13, 2016 9:29 am

The Dalit Rights outfit is against the government's income cap for availing the benefits of the Right to Education Act

NCPCR recommends drought-affected states to reimburse fees in private schools

May 31, 2016 7:07 pm

The Commission has written letters to the chief ministers of 12 drought-affected states to reimburse the fee and education entitlements such as school bags, uniforms, notebooks, under the Sarva Siksha Abhiyan.