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Sep 18, 2019
Ill-equipped private madrassas in Assam ignore child rights, junk formal education; girl students often end up as child bridesThe private madrassas are one of the key reasons for low rate of income among the Muslim community as hardly anyone graduating from these ill-equipped institutes will have a chance to survive in today's competitive job markets.
Jul 04, 2019
Delhi HC raps AAP govt over lack of special education teachers in schools, orders relaxation of age to meet demandThe Delhi High Court has ordered the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government to grant age relaxation to candidates for appointment of special education teachers (SETs) in a bid to meet the growing demand for these trained professionals in state-run schools
Feb 25, 2019
Maharashtra school bandh: Around 4,400 institutes closed on Monday to protest skewed implementation of RTE ActA bandh was called by the Federation of School Association of Maharashtra (FSAM) after the state government failed to respond to the issue raised by the administration in a letter dated 24 January
Jan 17, 2019
Students of this government school in UP's Chiraigaon village forced to clean their school premisesEvery morning, children of Chiraigaon village in Varanasi don their red and grey school uniforms and head to Barthakalon Secondary School — to sweep, mop and clean it.
Nov 16, 2018
'Education a priority but don't expect miracles': SC dismisses plea seeking several directions on RTE implementationRefusing to monitor the RTE implementation in the country, a bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said, "Don't expect miracles. India is a huge, huge country. Priorities are many and certainly, education is one of the priorities."
Jul 19, 2018
Monsoon Session of Parliament: Lok Sabha passes bill to amend RTE Act, scraps 'no detention policy' in schoolsA bill to amend the Right to Education (RTE) Act to abolish the 'no detention policy' in schools was passed in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday.
Jun 03, 2018
HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar says 'cramped' NCERT syllabus will be reduced by half, proposes amendment to RTE ActUnion Human Resource Development Minister, Prakash Javadekar announced that the government has decided to reduce the cramped NCERT syllabus by half.
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