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HC orders preschool policy

Posted on July 7th, 2017 in Education, High Court, Management |

Meeta Ramnani, Jul 07 2017

Source: Mirror

State move will regulate fee structure as well as specify guidelines
The Bombay High Court (HC) has asked the state govern ment to bring about a policy for pre-primary education by the end of the year, in or der to bring within its purview the mushrooming preschools catering to children between age three and six across Maharashtra, as well as regulate the fee structure for the ones that charge exorbitant sums. Read the rest of this entry »

PMC derecognizes 29 schools

Posted on June 8th, 2017 in Management, Recognition |

Prajakta Joshi, June 08, 2017

Source : Sakal Times

says students will get admission to other PMC schools

Pune: The  Pune Municipla Corporation (PMC) officials will assist anxious parents of students who had taken admission in 29 schools derecognized by the civic body to get admission at other PMC schools. This help will be provided in case the students of these 29 schools are unable to get admission in any other schools. Read the rest of this entry »

41 schools derecognised, parents warned against enrolling wards

Posted on June 2nd, 2017 in Management, Recognition |

Alifiya Khan | June 2, 2017

Source : The Indian Express

According to a statement issued by the education officer (primary), ZP, block education officers of 13 rural talukas have submitted their reports on schools operating in their jurisdiction without requisite permissions.

A total of 41 schools have been declared as “derecognised” by the Zilla Parishad’s school education department and parents have been warned against taking admissions for their wards in these schools. Read the rest of this entry »

State puts out draft to regulate fee hikes

Posted on June 2nd, 2017 in Fees, Management |

Meeta Ramnani , Jun 02, 2017

Source: Mirror

The govt releases suggestions to amend the Regulation of Fee Act; parents and school management miffed with certain points
The draft of the amendments in the Maharashtra Educational Institutions (Regulation of Fee) Act, 2011 was re leased on the http:www.education.maha rashtra.gov.in on Thursday evening, where the government put out a draft with 48 points for the public to suggest changes before June 3. Read the rest of this entry »

Bishop’s School asks principal to step down, seals his office

Posted on June 1st, 2017 in Education, Management |

Alifiya Khan | June 1, 2017

Source : The Indian Express

When Freese didn’t come to the school to hand over charge to his successor, acting principal Joel Edwin, the authorities went ahead and sealed his office.

Months after authorities of the Bishop’s School were forced to revoke their decision to remove CEO and Principal Frank Freese from his post, after vehement protests by parents against the move, the governing body of the school on Wednesday asked Freese to step down from his post. Read the rest of this entry »

PCMC lockdown on edu instts

Posted on May 24th, 2017 in Management |

Archana Dahiwal, May 24, 2017,

Source: Mirror

Well-known names to be greeted with locks at gates, as civic body plans sealing drive to recover property tax worth crores from schools, colleges
In a crackdown on the continu ing issue of getting individuals and entities to pay property tax to the authorities, the Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) has now directed the spotlight onto defaulting educational institutes. Launching a new drive starting Wednesday, the civic body has decided to start sealing the buildings of around 35 such institutes, which owe above Rs 10 lakh in dues each. Read the rest of this entry »

High drama at Pune Bishop’s School: Management relents, grants extension to principal Freese

Posted on April 13th, 2017 in Education, Management |

Alifiya Khan | April 13, 2017

Source : The Indian Express

The decision to let Freese continue came only after the school witnessed high drama throughout Wednesday.

After protests by parents, students and former students of The Bishop’s School — against the management’s decision to discontinue Frank Freese as the CEO and principal — the board of trustees agreed to extend his tenure until the end of the year. Freese has been the school’s principal and CEO for 18 years. He had announced his retirement during the school assembly on Monday. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

CIRCULAR SHOCK – School appeals for `minimum Rs 2 lakh’ from few parents

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

SwatiShindeGole, March 22, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : Hutchings Wants To Buy Playground

The Hutchings High School & Junior College in Camp has appealed to parents of students seeking admission to ‘donate generously’ for land that the school’s management is looking to purchase for a playground.A circular states it would accept a `minimum contribution of Rs two lakh towards the corpus fund’ and there is no upper limit.School Read the rest of this entry »

HC ruling favours banks over Sinhgad edu society

Posted on March 6th, 2017 in High Court, Management |

Darshana Daga, March 05,2017

Source: Mirror

Bench turns down STES petition, says consortium is right to not restructure loan or extend further credit, as former had not complied with set conditions

Troubles do not seem to be over for the Sinhgad Technical Education Society (STES), with the Bombay High Court now turning down its petition against a consortium of banks, which had decided not to restructure a loan to the STES management or extend further credit to it. Read the rest of this entry »