Schools have been told by Madras High court not to insist upon parents to buy accessories other than textbooks.
Ensuring good marks in Class X or XII examination is passe. Now, scoring more A+ grades may not guarantee admission to the desired course or institution.
With schools reopening, stationary shops have upped their game with calculator-embedded pencil boxes
Parents, who have lost their belongings, find it difficult to send children to educational institutions
However, 26,040 non-residential schools — mostly Zilla Parishad ones — with more than 21 lakh students across the State continue to cry for government attention.
Year after year, academic sessions start and end, but schoolchildren continue to suffer with lack of infrastructure as basic as toilets, drinking water and benches.
These 200-odd teachers were picked from 13,000 trained ones who underwent two 10-day workshops.
At least 13 schools have been adopted so far by individuals, as part of a state-wide campaign
This can be gauged from the fact in the last five years, there has been no teacher recruitments in the State.
The petitioner's counsel said the decision was taken without undertaking any research and study into the ramifications of such a move.
A report on government schools paints a horrifying picture, as many of these schools lack toilets, playgrounds or power.
Archbishop of Colombo Cardinal Malclom Ranjith in a press conference said that that Catholic private schools might be opened on May 14.
The Act, likely to be known as the Kerala Playschool, Creche Regulation Act, aims to ensure basic amenities for children and safeguard their rights.
The Aam Aadmi Party government has gone to town claiming exceptional educational reforms in the national capital.
Sisodia was hosting the toppers, their parents and teachers at his residence.