Right to Education

34,000 RTE seats for marginalised children vacant in Odisha

Prior to the online enrollment system, less than 2,000 EWS students were getting into private schools under RTE.

published on : 14th June 2022

Where do RTE students go when schools shut?

Parents ask for State government’s help for their children after closure of four private schools in Madurai

published on : 10th June 2022

Rich parents taking RTE seats in private schools in Coimbatore, says school body

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.

published on : 3rd June 2022

CBSE, ICSE schools in Tamil Nadu may be giving RTE Act a wide berth

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.

published on : 30th May 2022

CUET confrontation continues between DU and St Stephen’s

“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."

published on : 28th May 2022

307 schools did not give books to needy kids: Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights

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.

published on : 25th May 2022

 School dropout rate almost zero in Telangana primary schools

In 2019-20, as many as 13 out of 33 districts in the State had zero dropout rate in in primary schools and nine districts had zero dropout rate in upper primary schools.

published on : 24th February 2022

Raipur diary: All that is happening in the 'Rice bowl of India'

While claiming that Chhattisgarh received lesser share of central taxes, Baghel suggested the Centre should compensate the loss of revenue of about Rs 5,000 crore in the coming years. 

published on : 1st January 2022

25% seats in Andhra Pradesh private schools for poor from next year

Right to Education Act will be implemented strictly in State from next academic year, government informs High Court; web portal being developed

published on : 22nd December 2021

Schools with under 20 kids to be derecognised

After show-cause notice of withdrawal of recognition is issued, schools to be given at least a month’s time to reply

published on : 25th November 2021

Focus on physical, mental issues of kids: Kerala rights panel

Commission chairperson K V Manoj Kumar made the recommendation while chairing a district-level meeting to assess the implementation of the Right to Education Act.

published on : 31st October 2021

Child rights panel seeks report on RTE violation 

The complainant also reportedly mentioned that these schools are using their own published books with low quality content without following NCERT curriculum as per law.

published on : 18th October 2021

Provide education facilities to deprived students, uphold RTE Act: Supreme Court

The court said that there is a risk of kids dropping out of schools while it also asked the Delhi government to come up with a plan for the effective implementation of the RTE Act.

published on : 9th October 2021

SC directs Delhi governement to come up with plan to help disadvantaged children with online classes

The Court said that the Centre and Delhi should work together to find out a solution to ensure that education is not denied due to lack of resources.

published on : 8th October 2021

3,197 schools in Odisha have just one teacher, reveals UNESCO report

The UNESCO report states that in Odisha, all recruitment so far have been indirect, conducted via promotions and regularisation of the existing contractual teachers.

published on : 7th October 2021
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