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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
Nursery admissions: AAP's first big test on education reform

Jan 15, 2014

Nursery admissions: AAP's first big test on education reform

Activists in the education sector see the new guidelines as an indication of things to come and are hopeful that there will be a complete overhaul of the government school system. #HowThisWorks #India #Delhi #Manish Sisodia #Right to Education #Nursery Admissions #RTE #Aam Aadmi Party #AAP
Govt mulling 'national standards' for schools' performance

Jan 14, 2014

Govt mulling 'national standards' for schools' performance

With much of the success of Right to Education (RTE) Act hinging on the learning outcome, the government is contemplating to formulate 'national standards for schools' performance to keep students and parents well informed. #India #NewsTracker #Unicef #Right to Education #NCPCR #Krishna Tirath #Brinda Swarup
Maharashtra to frame new rules for mid-day meal scheme in Jan

Dec 20, 2013

Maharashtra to frame new rules for mid-day meal scheme in Jan

Under the Government-run scheme, added responsibility had been given to the teaching community to supervise its implementation. These include placing orders for food, unloading food articles, maintaining records of stock and distributing meal. #NewsTracker #Bombay High Court #Maharashtra #Right to Education Act #mid day meal
Photos: How sharing warmth can spell a bright future for Himalayan Buddhist School

Dec 11, 2013

Photos: How sharing warmth can spell a bright future for Himalayan Buddhist School

In a remote area, around 230 kms away from Manali lies the Himalayan Buddhist School. Founded in 1997, this boarding school nurtures over 272 children. Because of its remote location, parents trek for almost four days to meet their children. #Education #Right to Education #Manali #Tata Capital #Do Right #Half Stories #Himalayan Buddhist Culture School #Share The Warmth #Batahar Bihal