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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

Aug 20, 2014

The true trouble with tenure law

Stevens: The two recently filed New York lawsuits claiming that teacher tenure laws violate children’s constitutional right to a “sound basic education” are finally dragging the long-obscure section 3020-a of the state’s education law into the spotli...
Gujarat innovates a new trail in Right to Education

Aug 11, 2014

Biracial woman fired for not being 'black enough' awarded $11,000 in damages: board

A biracial Canadian woman was fired from the Black Educators Association (BEA) for not being "black enough," a human rights board ruled...
Gujarat innovates a new trail in Right to Education

Aug 12, 2014

Content Marketing Funnel: 5 Steps to Customer Acquisition

With all the hype surrounding the phrase “content marketing” these days, it’s easy to forget what content marketing actually is - namely, using various forms of (mostly) digital content to educate and entertain an audience in order to increase awaren...