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NCERT advises Centre against scrapping 'no detention' policy, says dropout rate will rise

Updated : Oct 10, 2016

By : FP Staff

Category : India

NCERT advises Centre against scrapping 'no detention' policy, says dropout rate will rise

The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has advised the central government against scrapping the “no detention” policy. #NewsTracker #Law Ministry #Smriti Irani #Right to Education #Prakash Javadekar #NCERT #Human Resource Ministry #no detention
ICSE, CBSE pupils ahead of state board students: NAS report highlights poor state of schools

Updated : Oct 03, 2016

By : TSR Subramanian

Category : India

ICSE, CBSE pupils ahead of state board students: NAS report highlights poor state of schools

Big gap in average learning levels of students from School Boards of various states, compared to the results available from students going through the CBSE and ICSE routes. #ConnectTheDots #HRD Ministry #Right to Education #RTE #HRD #National education policy #NAS #National Assessment Survey
Private schools preferred over govt ones; learning outcomes yet to improve, says report

Updated : May 16, 2016

By : IndiaSpend

Category : India

Private schools preferred over govt ones; learning outcomes yet to improve, says report

62% of children in India attended a government primary school in 2014, compared to 72.6% in 2007-08–indicating a surging preference for private schools. #India #NewsTracker #Education system #Right to Education #Government schools #Private schools #Learning #IndiaSpend #primary education #educational reforms #urban-rural divide
Nitish Kumar emphasises govt's commitment for strict implementation of RTE in Bihar

Updated : Mar 29, 2016

By : hidden hidden

Category : Politics

Nitish Kumar emphasises govt's commitment for strict implementation of RTE in Bihar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday underscored his government's commitment to strictly enforce implementation of the Right To Education (RTE) Act in state particularly in terms of admission of the wards of poor families in 25 per cent seats in public schools. #NewsTracker #bIhar #Nitish Kumar #Right to Education #Ashok Chaudhary
The madrassa series: Trapped between the Hindu Right and timid reforms, centres of Islamic learning can only be rescued by bold thinking

Updated : Feb 25, 2016

By : hidden hidden

Category : India

The madrassa series: Trapped between the Hindu Right and timid reforms, centres of Islamic learning can only be rescued by bold thinking

Much of the debate is coloured by madrassas' association with extremism and there's a view that government reforms are also prompted by national security concerns. The way “Islam-madrassa-extremism” angle has played out has made even many moderate Muslims, who have no love lost for madrassas, defensive. #BJP #TheLongView #NDA #Hindu #Right to Education #Muslims #islamic #Madrassa
AAP's Delhi education policy rings alarm bells: Teachers up in arms, plan massive protests

Updated : Dec 01, 2015

By : Tarique Anwar

Category : Politics

AAP's Delhi education policy rings alarm bells: Teachers up in arms, plan massive protests

The Delhi government’s proposal to amend a provision of the Delhi School Education (DSE) Act, 1973, and the enactment of the Delhi School (Verification of Accounts and Refund of Excess Fee) Bill, 2015, may create trouble for the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). Agitated private school teachers and Right to Education (RTE) activists are planning to battle the change through massive protests. #NewsTracker #Education #Right to Education #6th Pay Commission #AAP #7th Pay Commission #Delhi School Education Act 1973 #DSE (Amendment) Bill
Madrassas in Maharashtra were never considered as schools: Minister defends govt move

Updated : Jul 03, 2015

By : FP Staff

Category : Politics

Madrassas in Maharashtra were never considered as schools: Minister defends govt move

After reports that the Maharashtra government had termed madrassas as 'non schools' and children going to them as 'out of school student' created a stir, state minister for minorities development department Dilip Kamble has defended the government saying madrassas in the state were never considered schools. #BJP #TheySaidIt #Maharashtra #Maharashtra government #Right to Education #Madrassas #Dilip Kamble
All Bengaluru schools under RTE Act to be compulsory Kannada medium

Updated : Apr 01, 2015

By : FP Staff

Category : India

All Bengaluru schools under RTE Act to be compulsory Kannada medium

In a move that gives a forceful boost to the mother tongue in Karnataka, the government on Tuesday passed a bill to make Kannada language a mandatory subject from Class 1 to 10 in schools affiliated to Karnataka board, and a compulsory medium of instruction from Class 1 to five. #Supreme Court #ConnectTheDots #Karnataka Government #Right to Education #RTE #Siddaramaiah #Kannada #Kannada language
Gujarat data on provision of toilet, drinking water facilities in schools unreliable: CAG

Updated : Nov 12, 2014

By : hidden hidden

Category : India

Gujarat data on provision of toilet, drinking water facilities in schools unreliable: CAG

The Comptroller and Auditor General of India has debunked as unreliable the information provided by Gujarat government on availability of toilet facility. #India #Gujarat #CAG #Education #TheySaidIt #Comptroller and Auditor General of India #Right to Education #Schools #Gandhinagar #RTE #Sanitation #Shashi Kant Sharma
Supreme Court upholds constitutional validity of RTE Act

Updated : May 06, 2014

By : hidden hidden

Category : India

Supreme Court upholds constitutional validity of RTE Act

The Supreme Court today upheld the constitutional validity of the Right to Education Act, which mandates that 25 per cent seats in all schools be reserved for the economically disadvantaged. A five-judge Constitution Bench headed by Chief Justice R M Lodha said that the Act will not apply to aided or unaided minority institutions. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Right to Education #RTE