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Now, Hutchings asks parents to pay Rs 2L for new football field

Posted on March 22nd, 2017 in Fees, Management |

Darshana Daga,March 22,2017

Source: Mirror

School insists that is an appeal for funds and isn’t mandatory. However, given its track record of exorbitant fee hikes, etc., the request has raised suspicion
Still reeling from issues over fee hikes, parents with kids studying at Hutchings High School and Junior College had cause for alarm yet again after the school issued notices, appealing for contributions towards the corpus fund of the GBET Trust that will be used to buy a playground. Read the rest of this entry »

Parents struggle to book `free’ RTE seat

Posted on March 22nd, 2017 in Fees, RTE |

SwatiShindeGole, March 22, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : Schools Willing To Waive Tuition Fees Only

Sandeep Kadam’s son has secured admission in class I at a private English medium school under the 25% reservation quota envisaged by the Right to Education (RTE) Act. However, Kadam is yet to confirm the seat because he is mulling over how he would pay the overhead fees for registration, extracurricular activities, uniform and stationery charges.The school has asked all parents to pay such fees. Read the rest of this entry »

Parents out of loop as school cranks up fees by 130 per cent

Posted on March 21st, 2017 in Fees |

Darshana Daga,  March 20,2017

Source: Mirror

Deputy directorate claims Eon Gyanankur School has violated the 15 per cent-hike norm; complaints about failing infrastructure pour in
Unwarranted fee hikes and exclusion from decision-making at schools are among the primary issues that have caused disquiet among parents, who have voiced out these concerns on local and even national platforms. Once again, a visibly annoyed lot met the principal of Eon Gyanankur School, Kharadi on Monday, that bumped up its fees by 130 per cent annually. Read the rest of this entry »

9 students `locked up’ in Hyd school for not paying fees

Posted on March 20th, 2017 in Fees, Private |


Source: The Times of India

Hyderabad : A private school here allegedly locked up 19 students on its premises for about two hours, for not paying their school fees on time. The students were also barred from appearing in their annual examination, which began Saturday.

The atrocity was discovered after a parent informed the police, activists, and media about the confinement at Saritha Vidyaniketan, Hayathnagar. Police have registered a case under the Juvenile Justice Act against the school management. A probe has begun. Read the rest of this entry »

Education baron dodges school fees for own kids

Posted on March 17th, 2017 in Education, Fees |

Yogesh Sadhwani, March 17,2017

Source: Mirror

Constant rebuke at school plunges teenage daughter into depression and she even gets suicidal; man asked to pay `1 crore compensation for ignoring his children
It couldn’t get more ironic. Here is an educa tion baron -shuttling between his sprawl ing campuses in Pune, Mumbai and Sawantwadi, with a swanky bungalow in Hadapsar and a flat in Mumbai’s suburbs Read the rest of this entry »

Now, school bus assn drives hard bargain, pushing fee hike of 20%

Posted on March 9th, 2017 in Fees, Transportation |

Dheeraj Bengrut, March 09,2017

.Source: Mirror

Parents already reeling under rise in school fees irked; drivers justify raise citing rising pressure of Centre’s increase in fees, fines and regulations

Hiked school fees have already got parents crowding at schools, and forming as sociations at the state and national levels to combat the financial burden. Adding to this pressure now, the state-level school bus owners’ association has announced a 20 per cent transport fee hike, a decision about which was taken on Wednesday. Read the rest of this entry »

No books for student after parents doubt annual fee hike

Posted on February 23rd, 2017 in Fees, RTE |

Darshana Daga, Feb 22, 2017

Source: Mirror

PMC writes to govt about cancellation of NOC; calls non-issuance of text books a violation of RTE
On multiple occasions, parents have called foul over hiked school fees.The case of these par ents, whose child stud ies at Vibgyor High School on NIBM Road is no different.When they questioned the rise in fee the school rebutted by denying text books to the child. Read the rest of this entry »

Parents slam fee hike by Mundhwa school

Posted on February 20th, 2017 in Fees, Management |

Vicky Pathare, Feb 19, 2017

Source: Mirror

Allege that the management sent a circular revising the amount without the consent of PTA members, but principal says 20 per cent hike ethical
Irked by the sudden fee hike announced by the manage ment of the Orbis School in Keshav Nagar, Mundhwa, around 150 parents staged a protest on Saturday morning.The parents stormed at the school gate to protest against the management authorities for the fee hike proposed in January 2017 for the academic year starting from April 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Country-wide parents’ associations to discuss schools playing hooky

Posted on February 13th, 2017 in Education, Fees |

Darshana Daga,  February 13, 2017

Source : Mirror

Groups to meet in Mumbai to discuss illegal fee hikes, implementation of rules and students’ safety

One hears about different parents associations struggling to make their point against the unruly fee hikes, implementation of various acts and student safety at schools. These fathers and mothers have now decided to pitch their voices a notch higher by putting forth the frequent issues at a national conference in Mumbai on February 18 and 19. Read the rest of this entry »

Parents refuse to pay 20% fee surge at KHS

Posted on January 13th, 2017 in Fees |

Priyanka Das, Jan 13, 2017

Source: Mirror

School cites CBSE registration, rising rent as reasons behind hike; parents of primary school students say they weren’t consulted
An irate group of around 80 parents of students from the Kalmadi Shamarao High School (Primary) gathered at the school premises on Thursday, agitating against the proposed fee hike that has allegedly been taken without consulting them. Read the rest of this entry »