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Dec 15, 2017
In Maharashtra, over 10,000 children's right to education in jeopardy as govt to shut down schools with 10 or fewer studentsOn 2 December, the state government came up with a circular saying 1,296 schools that have 10 or less students will be closed down, as it feels the low student count was a sign of poor quality of education.
Oct 29, 2017
Supreme Court suggests separate schools for children with disabilities: Observation violates laws on equality; hampers inclusive educationSupreme Court's observation recommending separate schools for disabled children is contrary to inclusive education and equal opportunity recommended in Indian laws on education and disability rights
Aug 11, 2017
Delhi govt schools deny admission on flimsy grounds, claim parents in petition to Arvind KejriwalA child in Delhi's Kapas Hera area was denied admission because he couldn't submit a copy of transfer certificate duly signed by an official from the education department of Bihar as necessitated by the school
Aug 01, 2017
Private sector in education: Never mind Amitabh Kant's U-turn; it's time we seriously debated the ideaLet’s not hand over education entirely to the private sector, but it is time to accept that role of the government in education needs to change
Jun 13, 2017
India ratifies six core ILO conventions to fight child trafficking, debt bondageIndia on Tuesday ratified core International Labour Organisation (ILO) conventions 138 and 182 on child labour to fight against the menace and achieve the objective of child labour-free nation.
Jun 11, 2017
Congress: BJP failed to enforce Right To Education in Gujarat, led to commercialisationBharatsinh Solanki slammed the BJP government saying that it failed to implement RTE act in Gujarat which resulted in commercialisation of education.
Apr 06, 2017
Overcoming disability: How children with special needs found their place in Mumbai’s classroomsThe number of Indian children with special needs who are out of school is 594,000 (28.2 percent), compared to 6 million children or 2.9 percent of all children who are out of school.
Mar 02, 2017
Delhi MCD schools fail to meet RTE guidelines, show cases in Delhi HCDespite Delhi government’s doubling of the education budget, many municipal schools have failed to provide school uniforms and writing materials to students as required under the Right to Education Act, show three cases filed in the Delhi High Court.
Jun 29, 2016
Delhi govt focusses on 'weakest' students in education reform planThe Delhi government on Wednesday announced a new education reform plan seeking to check drop-out of students and improve education quality with special focus on the weakest students.
May 25, 2016
Research parks, web portal for teaching: What we can expect in the new education policyUnion Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani on 16 May had announced that the Narendra Modi government would bring about such a policy change by 26 May which hopes to bring about an impetus to the education system in India.