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Permission granted to 59 private schools operating on DDA land to increase fees by 5-10%: Officials

As per norms, private schools built on the Delhi Development Authority land need to take permission from the Directorate of Education (DoE) before proceeding with any fee hike.

Allow children to make choices, says educator Pauline Stulberg

Happy Teachers' Day: On Teachers' Day 2018, Express Parenting got in touch with Stulberg to talk about how teachers and parents can ensure the holistic development of a child.


'School discipline shouldn’t be a federal issue'

The message from Washington seems to be getting through: Some 20 percent of respondents said they felt pressure to keep in school students that staff would have preferred to remove.

In Surat, 8-year-old girl gets locked inside classroom after school, rescued

The villagers rescued the girl, but demanded strict action against both the teachers for their carelessness.

Seats not declared: Child rights panel summons SDMC

A petition was moved in court after private schools regulated by the civic body started denying admissions under the category.

Tamil Nadu rains: Schools closed in Chennai, Tiruvallur and Kancheepuram districts

Tamil Nadu rains: The regional MeT department has warned of heavy rains in isolated areas in Chennai, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur districts.


State approves new pattern for scholarship exams

Every year, more than 15 lakh students appear for the Middle School Scholarship (MSS) and High School Scholarship (HSS) exams in the state

‘Security exercise’: Chandigarh schools ask parents to do bus duty, to release roster

Recently, the Chandigarh administration has tightened its noose around the school managements over the security of students and also impounded many school buses for not having proper documents or not installing CCTV cameras and speed governors in the vehicles.

In Punjab schools, learning is out of ‘space’

Punjab’s education budget for 2016-17 is Rs 8,732 crore, an increase of less than five per cent over last year.

CBSE follows state board, sends out circular on school bags

From revising timetables to sharing textbooks, increasing ICT activities and reducing the size of notebooks, city schools say that they have already taken initiatives to ensure lesser weight of school bags.

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Valley observes shutdown on Guru’s 3rd death anniversary

Srinagar, Feb 09 (ANI): Separatists called for a shutdown in the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday on Afzal Guru’s third death anniversary. Guru was executed for his involvement in the 2001 Parliament attack case. In Srinagar, shops, schools and government installations remained closed as a precautionary measure, while roads wore a deserted look as most people remained indoors. The armed security personnel patrolled residential and market areas to prevent any untoward incident. In 2013, Guru was hanged in the national capital, sparking clashes in Kashmir. Dozens of people were injured during the protests.