September 29, 2020 11:31 am
The circular said that the schools functioning in West Bengal should not increase any fee including tuition fee for the academic session 2020-21
August 08, 2020 4:19 pm
Contrary to popular perception, most private schools run on a low budget. As many as 70 per cent of private schools charge less than Rs 1000 as a monthly fee. Due to lack of resources these schools were unable to match up to elite ones when the education moves online amid pandemic and are facing high drop-outs.
August 07, 2020 12:55 pm
For those parents who have already paid the hiked fee, UT Adviser Manoj Parida had said that schools will have to adjust that fee in the coming months.
June 23, 2020 11:46 am
The petition was filed by the Independent Schools’ Association and other school managements through advocate Vibhav Jain.
June 17, 2020 1:51 pm
However, many schools have blamed the lockdown for their failure to upload the documents within the stipulated time.
June 05, 2020 1:08 pm
The cases pertaining to school fee were adjourned to June 15 on Tuesday after parties sought time to file replies in the matter.
June 05, 2020 12:34 pm
The schools have also argued that they cannot be held to be public authorities for the purposes of suo motu disclosure of information as private entities are exempted even under the RTI Act.
June 05, 2020 9:26 am
Several parents had been protesting outside private schools against the hike in fees.
June 02, 2020 1:30 pm
St Xavier’s in Panchkula, which hiked its fee in February, did not reduce its fee to last year’s, claiming that the parents knew about the hike well in advance.
May 27, 2020 8:47 pm
The schools in Haryana have been ordered by the government to only collect monthly tuition fee from only those who are capable of paying, and not demand other charges like building fund, maintenance fund, admission charges and computer charges in wake of the Covid-19 situation.