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Apr 09, 2018
Shiksha Bachao Abhiyan: School vouchers to revamp primary education? Time India debated efficacy of programmeThe current method of delivering primary education is not yielding the desired results. It is perhaps time to bring in the school voucher programme.
Mar 26, 2018
As Narendra Modi champions rickshaw puller for opening 9 schools, RTE Act is killing willpower of budget schoolsIf Narendra Modi wants more initiatives like that of Ahmed Ali’s that he mentioned in his Mann Ki Baat address, he has to bring in a drastic overhaul of the Right to Education (RTE) Act, if not a complete junking of it
Mar 09, 2018
Over 48,000 children out of school in Maharashtra, reveals state's Economic SurveyDespite several efforts, including enacting the Right to Education Act, as many as 48,379 children were out of school in Maharashtra
Feb 25, 2018
Prakash Javadekar offers relief to school children: NCERT syllabus to be cut by half from 2019 onwardsIn a bid to provide relief to school students, the NCERT syllabus will be reduced by half from the 2019 academic session, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar has said.
Feb 11, 2018
English, cost of education forcing Delhi students to drop out of private schools, reveals NCPCR studyCommunication in English, cost of extra curricular activities are major reasons for students to drop out of private schools in Delhi
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.