School fees during lockdown: Parents from different states move Supreme Court, seek moratorium on dues
Parents of the school going children who have moved the top court hail from Rajasthan, Odisha, Punjab, Gujarat, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Delhi and Maharashtra.
Delhi’s private schools can’t hike fees without govt nod, says Manish Sisodia; asks them not to seek 3-months-fees at a tine
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday said that private schools in the national capital cannot hike fees without the permission of the government.
AAP banks on education for Delhi election: Govt spent 23.8% of budget on sector, built 12,000 classrooms, writes advisor to Dy CM
For the first time in the electoral history of India, a ruling party will be fighting elections with children's education at the top of its agenda
India's education system, arrested by inequality and loopholes in policy, sets poor children up for failure
Education has been sold in India as a route to national greatness. It is expected to “socially uplift” the poor, transform society and turn the country into an economic powerhouse. But in countries like ours where intergenerational social and economic inequalities are entrenched, education on its own changes very little. It mostly reproduces the inequalities.
NGO claims 457 schools defied Delhi govt order to refund excess fees, asks HC to attach their bank accounts
As many as 457 private schools have defied a Delhi government order to refund excess fees collected from students within a week, claimed a public interest litigation (PIL) filed in the Delhi High Court on Monday.
Delhi govt orders over 500 private schools to refund excess fees charged with 9% interest; gives 7 days to comply
The Delhi government has directed 575 private schools in the city to refund the excess fees charged by them citing implementation of the 6th pay commission recommendations.
Shiksha Bachao Abhiyan: School vouchers to revamp primary education? Time India debated efficacy of programme
The current method of delivering primary education is not yielding the desired results. It is perhaps time to bring in the school voucher programme.
English, cost of education forcing Delhi students to drop out of private schools, reveals NCPCR study
Communication in English, cost of extra curricular activities are major reasons for students to drop out of private schools in Delhi
Delhi govt decided to act strictly against private schools that arbitrarily increased school fee citing the Seventh Pay Commission revision as a reason.
Private education in India is becoming tremendously expensive and while many elite schools have extensive grounds and impressive buildings, what do they really offer their students?
Union minister Upendra Kushwaha says states should regulate 'whimsical' functioning of private schools
State governments should set up regulatory bodies to check the "whimsical and arbitrary functioning" of private schools, Union minister Upendra Kushwaha
Gurugram student murder: Heartless NGOs lend no support to parents; prefer silence against 'mighty' private schools
Schools in India are growing insensitive towards children largely because parents have no support in their fight against mighty institutes like Gurugram's Ryan International School
AAP govt's plan to take over 449 private schools in Delhi is an attack on years of financial malpractice, unjustified fee hikes
Private schools in Delhi, so far, got protection for their financial malpractices from the political-bureaucratic class in the capital.
Delhi govt will take over 449 private schools only if they fail to return extra fees: Arvind Kejriwal
Delhi government will take over around 449 private schools only as a "last resort", Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Friday.
Private sector in education: Never mind Amitabh Kant's U-turn; it's time we seriously debated the idea
Let’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
To curb charging of unreasonable fees and levying of hidden costs, the CBSE has sought data from private schools about their fee structure.
Parents opt for private schools as enrolment in govt-run institutions falls by 13 million over past 5 years
Between 2010-11 and 2015-16, student enrolment in government schools across 20 Indian states fell by 13 million, while private schools acquired 17.5 million new students.
On 24 January, the Supreme Court ruled that any private school in Delhi running on land allotted by the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has to take the permission of the Delhi government before hiking the fees.
Government should ponder, that why thousands of parents like Tomar trust sundry private schools, over government schools, that are almost free.
In the CBSE Class XII exams, the results of which were out a couple of days ago, government-run schools outperformed private schools