NEP's private participation push, disregard for caste and gender show it as little more than echo of past policies
All our education policies have been reflective of Macaulay’s idea of creating a class of people willing to serve a larger authority.
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.
The 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.
Rajya Sabha approves amendments to RTE Act, reverses 'no detention policy' till Class 8; states can decide to fail students
Parliament 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
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.
Monsoon Session of Parliament: Lok Sabha passes bill to amend RTE Act, scraps 'no detention policy' in schools
A 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.
Centre to introduce Bill to prevent schools from assigning homework for Class 1 and 2, says Prakash Javadekar
The 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.
Exams set to return for Class 5, Class 8: NAS report, recent board results reveal students aren't learning much
The 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
As Narendra Modi champions rickshaw puller for opening 9 schools, RTE Act is killing willpower of budget schools
If 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
In Maharashtra, over 10,000 children's right to education in jeopardy as govt to shut down schools with 10 or fewer students
On 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.
Karnataka minority schools get relief in RTE quota: High Court verdict doesn't augur well for weaker sections
Since the inception of RTE, the legislation has been embroiled in controversy over its scope and application to unaided minority schools in the country.
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has lauded the Centre's decision to scrap the no-detention policy, saying it was poorly implemented.
That 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
Vice President Hamid Ansari today advocated special audit mechanisms for effective implementation of RTE Act like in the case of MNREGA
Learning outcomes are often used as a proxy for the quality of education
Children 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.
The Maharashtra government has decided to link school students' admission registration numbers to Aadhaar card in order to effectively implement the Right to Education Act.
The new Delhi nursery schools admissions system is being hailed as some kind of victory against entrenched privilege. It is flawed and unlikely to achieve it basic purpose.
Hitherto unregulated, mushrooming day care centres and playschools across India would now be watched over by the government to ensure they maintain certain standards.
Advocate Ashok Aggarwal, submitted that the high court erred in law in holding that the RTE Act applied only in the matter of admission of children between the age of 6 years to 14 years and is not applicable to nursery admissions.