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Chaos over Diwali holiday schedule in schools

State school education minister Rajendra Darda had declared November 1 to November 18 as the Diwali vacation for primary and secondary sections.

Question of height makes ride bumpy for free Chhattisgarh cycles

Finance department,which sanctions the funds,has hit back by changing the scheme.


Darda promises FIR against officials responsible

School Education Minister Rajendra Darda promised Thursday to file an FIR against officials responsible for showing Arunachal Pradesh in China in the class X geography textbook.

British Council to train govt school teachers in English

The Maharashtra government on Saturday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the British Council wherein nearly 20,000 secondary school teachers will be trained in English.

Students attend Day One of Class I & II without textbooks

Even as the school education department held official ceremonies at primary schools across the state to mark the beginning of the academic year on Monday,the newcomers of Classes I and II sat through their first day without any textbooks prescribed for the year ahead.

Teachers’ union up in arms to unearth ‘racket of fakes’

The members of the teachers’ union Teachers’ Democratic Front (TDF) are up in their arms to unearth what they call as “racket of fake teachers”.


Registration of schools where no student passes for 3 yrs to be cancelled

Registration will be cancelled of those schools that have had zero pass percentage for three consecutive years or more. For Class X board exams of 2011-12,about 10 schools in the Pune region had zero pass percentage,while in the state there were 97 such schools this year.

Report suggests school pay back Rs 10 lakh charged for re-admitting ‘expelled’ students

A report submitted by the education department over a re-admission fees row between a parent and the Ecole Mondiale World School in Juhu suggested that the school should return the additional fees of Rs 10 lakh to the parent.