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

Nov 12, 2014

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
Odisha to shut 195 schools due to low attendance by students

Sep 08, 2014

Odisha to shut 195 schools due to low attendance by students

Odisha government is likely to close down a total of 195 schools due to low attendance by students. #India #NewsTracker #Education #students #Odisha #Bhubaneswar #Right to Education #Schools #low attendance
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

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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