May 21, 2021 9:58 am
Schools that have taken hiked fees in this academic session should adjust it in future and also no transportation fees should be charged for the days that the schools are closed.
December 31, 2020 2:47 pm
While paying school fees is a matter of concern for parents, especially this year, however, some private schools and finance technology companies have stepped up and are finding ways to assist through fee rebates, scholarships and loans.
October 09, 2020 10:06 am
Since the past month, several parents have written to the school principal asking the management to refrain from charging fees other than school fees.
September 01, 2020 1:43 pm
According to the parents, they would file separate petitions in the Bombay High Court against the respective schools for continuing to charge exorbitant fees despite remote learning being in progress and the impact of the pandemic on the household finances.
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 28, 2018 12:33 am
The mother, whose two daughters study in Class XII and Class VI, alleged that the girls were blocked by five teachers and not allowed to enter when they were dropped there by a private cab on the morning of August 20.
March 01, 2018 3:41 am
“Some schools are using the threat of non-issuance of Board examination admit cards to force parents to pay hiked school fees and arrears. I have received complaints from several distraught parents about this harassment,” Sisodia wrote.
February 08, 2018 1:40 pm
The committee, with its headquarters in Gandhinagar, will invite representations in writing from the management of self-financed schools and parents associations, giving them an opportunity of being heard.
April 06, 2016 2:37 am
The Rajasthan Assembly on Tuesday passed the Rajasthan Schools (Regulation of Fee) Bill, 2016, enabling a joint committee between school administration and parents to decide school fees.
March 21, 2014 1:52 am
The Action Committee for Unaided Private Schools, in its appeal against the single judge order, had claimed that the Directorate of Education rules made it.