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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.
Aug 02, 2017
Cabinet scraps no-detention policy; proposed bill will allow states to fail kids in Class 5 and 8The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the scrapping of the no-detention policy in schools till Class VIII as mandated by the Right to Education (RTE) Act 2010
Jul 24, 2017
Right to Education: CAG's damning findings confirm it encouraged corruption and is ineffectiveThat the RTE Act has given rise to new sources of corruption is well-known; it just wasn’t spoken about openly. Now, it can no longer be brushed under the carpet now
May 21, 2017
Enrolments in UP govt schools decline; private school admissions go up by 36.5 percent: CAGThe CAG also found that 6.22 lakh children in the state were not provided school books during 2012-16 despite it receiving adequate funds
Mar 21, 2016
Hamid Ansari advocates special audit mechanism for 'more serious' implementation of RTEVice President Hamid Ansari today advocated special audit mechanisms for effective implementation of RTE Act like in the case of MNREGA
Feb 24, 2016
Budget 2016: Lagging quality education; Increase public investment to improve basic infrastructureLearning outcomes are often used as a proxy for the quality of education
May 14, 2015
Child labour law: Govt should make skill building part of school curriculumChildren constitute 39 percent of the current population of the country and have the potential to become a vital resource as adults in the "Make in India" initiative of the government provided they are nurtured well.