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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
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

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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

Sep 16, 2014

New education minister meets with advocate for sexual-minority rights

While critics slammed Alberta’s newly appointed education minister for his ties to a church that sees homosexuality as a sin, that minister and the premier were arranging a meeting with a well-known advocate for sexual-minority rights. Kris Wells, th...
Gujarat innovates a new trail in Right to Education

Sep 16, 2014

NYU Student Lucy Parks Writes Heartbreaking Letter About Dropping Out Of College

A New York University has published the letter she personally wrote to school president John Sexton explaining her anger that she must drop out of college due to financial concerns, seeing it as the only way to avoid a life in education debt. Lucy Pa... #New York University #Virginia #John Sexton
Gujarat innovates a new trail in Right to Education

Sep 16, 2014

Breast Pump Hackathon To Invent A Better Way For Women To Express Themselves

Mothers may wonder why there's no such thing as a smart breast pump yet—and rightly so. As applications and services continue to change the way we exercise, eat, and sleep, the breast pump technology that exists today remains similar to the kind my o... #New York University #Virginia #John Sexton