MADURAI: Following an article published in TNIE titled 'Where do RTE students go when schools shut?' on June 10, the Gurukul Primary School has assured to provide admission to students studying under RTE act there at 'Balamandiram Higher Secondary School, which is run by the same management. The article highlighted how the closure of four matriculation schools in Madurai -- Gurukul Primary School, VKK Playgroup school, Maruthu Rukmani School and Prem Matriculation school -- affected the education of students. It had also mentioned Chief Educational Officer K Karthiga's reply that Gurukul Primary School had given its proposal to close the school and readmit students to another school run by it.
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After the TNIE report, the parents of Gurukul school were called for a meeting and assured to readmit their wards in Balamandiram Higher Secondary School (English medium). The status of students enrolled under RTE act in the remaining schools could not be known as the CEO was not available for comment.