July 27, 2020 11:36 am
The AOPS launched the social media campaign ‘SaveOurSchools’ opposing the government’s order, to collect no fees from the parents till the schools open regularly, which claimed to have over one lakh tweets in four hours.
June 20, 2020 1:21 pm
The governmentsaid that the admission fee collection has been merely deferred until the situation normalises and that it can be recovered later -- one month after the schools are physically open -- but without payment of any late fee.
June 19, 2020 3:36 pm
The law gives the state government powers to regulate fees charged by private schools from existing or new students for each academic year.
June 03, 2020 11:42 am
The court said the UT has also granted liberty to the aggrieved parents to approach the school concerned for a relaxation or extension of time to deposit the fee.
August 09, 2018 6:04 am
An earlier Circle Education Officer had also issued the letter in this regard on August 29, 2017, but till date nothing has been done to get the orders implemented.
May 23, 2018 7:21 pm
The directive by the AAP dispensation comes following the report of a committee constituted by the Delhi High Court for examining the records of private schools in respect of the implementation of the 6th Central Pay Commission recommendations.
December 07, 2017 1:51 am
“The Act in its present form is toothless, particularly for parents as there is no mechanism to register complaints. The committee was formed to suggest ways of making the Act more efficient. The government will go through the report and decide what parts we may accept,” said Education Minister Vinod Tawde.
April 05, 2016 12:23 am
Cite as reasons repeated fee hikes, ‘harassment’ by private schools, education department’s ‘inaction’ .
January 02, 2016 12:15 am
The Fee Regulation Act provides for a district-level committee to hear complaints from parent-teacher organisations and the school management on fee hikes.
December 26, 2015 12:34 am
Reacting to the order, angry parents say that this has led to confusion as it does not mention if schools that had already hiked fees in this academic year, can do so again for the next year.