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Jan 28, 2019
Teachers can't be asked to perform non-educational duties outside RTE Act, rules Delhi High CourtThe Delhi High Court has taken authorities to task for assigning duties to teachers and principals which are "not remotely" connected to imparting education and beyond the purview of the RTE Act.
Jan 04, 2019
Rajya Sabha approves amendments to RTE Act, reverses 'no detention policy' till Class 8; states can decide to fail studentsParliament Thursday approved a bill to amend a law to abolish the 'no detention policy' till Class 8 by enabling state governments to allow schools to fail students
Nov 16, 2018
Supreme Court refuses to monitor implementation of RTE Act, says education 'one priority among many'"Don't expect miracles" in a huge country like India, the Supreme Court said, refusing to further hear a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking implementation of the Right to Education Act.
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
Centre to introduce Bill to prevent schools from assigning homework for Class 1 and 2, says Prakash JavadekarThe Centre will bring a Bill in Parliament to ensure that schools do not assign homework to students of Classes 1 and 2, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar has said.
May 28, 2018
Exams set to return for Class 5, Class 8: NAS report, recent board results reveal students aren't learning muchThe no-detention policy for students between Class 5 and Class 8 is likely to be scrapped soon with the National Achievement Survey (NAS) revealing lack of exams impacting students' performances severely
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
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.
Sep 21, 2017
Karnataka minority schools get relief in RTE quota: High Court verdict doesn't augur well for weaker sectionsSince the inception of RTE, the legislation has been embroiled in controversy over its scope and application to unaided minority schools in the country.
Aug 03, 2017
Manish Sisodia lauds Centre's decision to scrap no-detention policy, says it was poorly implementedDeputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has lauded the Centre's decision to scrap the no-detention policy, saying it was poorly implemented.