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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 »

Right to Education: Parents say schools demanding irrelevant documents, cancelling admissions

Posted on March 21st, 2017 in Admission, EWS, RTE |

Alifiya Khan | March 21, 2017

Source : The Indian Express

Education dept issues clarification on RTE norms

WITH LESS than 50 per cent students being given admission under the reserved quota for the Economically-Weaker Section (EWS) under the Right to Education (RTE) Act, the organisations, working in the field of RTE admissions, are blaming such a situation on schools for refusing admissions on some pretext or the other. In the first round of admissions, of the 13,243 seats, a little over 5,600 students have confirmed their seats. Read the rest of this entry »

Over 4,500 students get admissions under RTE

Posted on March 20th, 2017 in Admission, RTE |

ST CORRESPONDENT, 19 March 2017

Source: Sakal Times

Pune: The Right to Education (RTE) admissions for 25 per cent of reserved seats are going on in the State and in Pune, 4,768 students have got admissions.

There are a total of 15,693 seats in the city from 849 schools and there were 36,933 applications for the same.
Earlier, the final date was declared as March 15, but later the education board decided to extend the date of admissions to March 18.  Read the rest of this entry »

RTE ADMISSION – Parents run from pillar to post

Posted on March 20th, 2017 in Admission, RTE |

Ardhra Nair, March 20,2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : Pvt Schools, Govt Play Blame Game

Veena Netke has been visiting the Pune Municipal Corporation’s Right To Education grievance redressal cell for the past eight days. Her daughter was allotted a school during the common admission process but the institute has asked her to pay the school fee.Mohammad Tamboli’s granddaughter was allotted three schools after the lottery , but none of them are accepting her. Read the rest of this entry »

Schools refuse admission under RTE

Posted on March 14th, 2017 in Admission, RTE |

Ardhra Nair, March 12,2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : Absence Of Helpline Poses A Challenge

The grievance redressal cell of the Pune Municipal Corporation’s school board has been flooded with complaints related to refusal of admission by schools to students allotted to them under the Right to Education Act and asking parents to pay full or partial annual fee.With no toll-free helpline number, parents are forced to approach the school board rather than contact the help centres in their respective areas. Read the rest of this entry »

RTE fails to make inroads in rural areas

Posted on March 11th, 2017 in RTE |

ST CORRESPONDENT, 11 March 2017

Source: Sakal Times

Pune: People from over 15 districts in the State are still unaware of the 25 per cent reservation under the Right To Education (RTE) Act. The number of applications received in these 15 districts is far less than the seats available for students.

A major reason for this is that the entire process is online, while the ground reality is very different. On one hand, there are 36,933 applications from students for 15,693 seats in Pune district, while there are only 190 applications for 798 seats in Ratnagiri. Read the rest of this entry »

RTE admissions in two schools hit roadblock

Posted on March 11th, 2017 in Admission, RTE |

Darshana Daga, March 11,2017

Source: Mirror

While Undri institute denies entry, Yerwada one demands fees; parents write to edu boards
While everything seemed hunky dory as the first round of the Right to Educa tion (RTE) admission commenced recently, the initiative has hit a roadblock now. The education department has already started receiving complaints from parents against the schools where they want their wards to be enrolled in.Several parents allege that the RIMS International School in Undri has been denying admissions to the selected candidates, Read the rest of this entry »

Father’s name not needed for RTE admission: Edu officials

Posted on March 4th, 2017 in Admission, RTE |

Ardhra Nair, March 04,2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : Education minister Vinod Tawde on Thursday said orphans and children of widowed, divorced or single mothers are also allowed to avail admissions under the Right to Education Act if they meet the terms of the act.

Tawde said that he had always made it clear that children belonging to these categories were allowed, but problems arose at the local level as the bodies implementing the admission process refused to take the mother’s documents as official papers for the child. Moreover, the website also made it compulsory to name and submit the father’s documents. Read the rest of this entry »

Another minority tag to dodge RTE

Posted on March 2nd, 2017 in Minority, RTE |

Priyanka Das,  March 02,2017

Source: Mirror

Dr Kalmadi Shamarao High School gets certificate on linguistic grounds from minority development dept
The Right To Education (RTE) mandate in 2012 had a host of institutes hurrying to seek exemption from its rules by applying for a minority status, either on linguistic or religious grounds. And, the latest institute to get one on the basis of language is the prominent Kannada Sanghas’ Kaveri Group of Institutes, Read the rest of this entry »

Over 35k applicants for 15,000 RTE seats

Posted on March 2nd, 2017 in Admission, RTE |

Ardhra Nair,  March 02,2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : Today Last Day To Fill The Forms

Over 35,000 applications have been received for over 15,000 seats available in schools to fill the 25% reserved seats under the Right to Education Act, 2009. Thursday is the last day to fill the forms.In schools where the number of applications is more than the number of seats available, seat allocation will be done through a draw of lots, said officials. There are about 849 schools in the district accepting students under the RTE. Read the rest of this entry »