The second round admission of students to private schools under EWS quota will take place between April 29 and May 6.
Justice Mini Pushkarna said not allowing a student to take examinations, especially board examinations, will be an infringement of his rights akin to the right to life.
The court observed that there is sincerity and commitment from the government in implementing its orders.
Commissioner of School Education S Suresh Kumar directed the district officials to submit the compliance report on the leftover vacancies after the admission of the children.
The district authorities have set up a toll free number-14477 for any clarification regarding the allotment of seats.
Socially disadvantaged groups (orphans, children of HIV patients, differently-abled) will be allocated five per cent seats, while 10 per cent for SC students, 4 per cent for ST students.
After the Right To Education (RTE) Act was implemented, the teacher-pupil ratio in lower primary and upper primary sections was changed to 1:30 and 1:35 respectively in the state.
The private management should file an annual return in the prescribed proforma to the district officials regarding the details of the admissions made within 10 days of the closure of the admission.
Relief to two kids who were denied RTE seats by a private school as they resided beyond one km from the institution.
Prior to the online enrollment system, less than 2,000 EWS students were getting into private schools under RTE.
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A matriculation school principal said that children from the economically weaker section, disadvantaged group, special categories and whose parents do earn less than Rs 2 lakh per year are eligible.
Random checks at these schools by The New Indian Express revealed they have not reserved 25 per cent of the seats (as mandated by the Act) for students from the economically backward sections.
“The decision taken by the college to retain its stellar, tried, and trusted interview process and other related steps in the admission process shall continue."
The DCPCR had received complaints that the children had not been given books by these private schools since the starting of the session in April till September.
Technical error leads to confusion, leaves poor parents confused, running from pillar to post.