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Supreme Court upholds constitutional validity of RTE Act

May 06, 2014

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
SC sends notices to central, state govts on RTE plea

Apr 11, 2014

SC sends notices to central, state govts on RTE plea

The petition moved by NGO National Coalition for Education sought the recruitment of one lakh professionally-trained teachers each month to cover the shortfall of 12 lakh teachers within one year. #India #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #PIL #Right to Education #National Coalition for Education
Yes Amma, there is an Awards Industry - Decoding Indias awards business

Feb 22, 2014

Yes Amma, there is an Awards Industry - Decoding Indias awards business

The Indian awards business has become so huge and extravagant that it is almost pointless, #InMyOpinion #tyre #Right to Education #Right To Food #PR #Awards #Awards Business #M K Gandhi
Delhi's nursery admission rules are seriously flawed - and misguided

Jan 16, 2014

Delhi's nursery admission rules are seriously flawed - and misguided

The new Delhi nursery schools admissions system is being hailed as some kind of victory against entrenched privilege. It is flawed and unlikely to achieve it basic purpose. #India #Education #Delhi High Court #RTE Act #Right to Education #Nursery Admissions #Delhi Lt Governor #Delhi Nursery Schools

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A setback to public sector elementary education

May 07, 2012

A setback to public sector elementary education

The RTE Act was an attack by public sector schools to hobble private providers of education. A discussion on pros and cons. #India #Education #Right to Education #education services
Gujarat innovates a new trail in Right to Education

Apr 11, 2012

Gujarat innovates a new trail in Right to Education

Gujarat's Rules for the Right to Education Act focus on outcomes rather than just inputs. Parents and children are also at the centre of the innovation. #Gujarat #Right to Education #Gujarat RTE Rules #Knowledge

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Gujarat innovates a new trail in Right to Education

Jul 13, 2014

Malala Yousafzai vows to #BringOurGirlsBack

Pakistani rights activist Malala Yousafzai, who survived being shot in the head by the Taliban for campaigning for girls' education, has pledged while on a trip to Nigeria to help free a group of school girls abducted by Islamist militants...
Gujarat innovates a new trail in Right to Education

Jun 21, 2014

Birzeit University condemns Israeli raid on campus

One of the most prestigious universities in the West Bank on Thursday condemned an Israeli raid on its campus, calling it a "blatant attack on the right to education" by occupation forces...
Gujarat innovates a new trail in Right to Education

Jul 11, 2014

Yes to perform at NYCB Theatre at Westbury

Over the course of its 45-year history, progressive rock band Yes, which comes to NYCB Theatre at Westbury Saturday night, has housed 19 members and sported enough different versions of the band to warrant a PowerPoint presentation. The man who has a... #Jon Anderson #Steve Howe #Rick Wakeman #Earth (musician) #Yes (band) #Asia (band)