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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 »

HC asks govt for plan on filling RTE seats

Posted on July 9th, 2015 in Admission, High Court, RTE |

Shibu Thomas,Jul 9, 2015

Source: The Times of India

Mumbai: Decks have been cleared for restarting admissions to pre-primary classes under the Right To Education, with the Bombay high court on Tuesday seeking a response from the government on how it plans to fill the seats for the current academic year.

A division bench of Justice Anoop Mohta and Justice Vijay Achliya also asked the state to set up a grievance redressal mechanism so that parents can lodge complaints about the improper implementation of the RTE and schools denying admissions. Read the rest of this entry »

Privatisation negatively affects the right to education: UN Special Rapporteur on Right to Education

Posted on July 7th, 2015 in RTE |

Shreya Roy Chowdhury,TNN | Jul 7, 2015

Source: The Times of India

NEW DELHI: The United Nations special rapporteur on right to education, Kishore Singh has made himself seriously unpopular with the supporters of privatisation in education yet again. After his September 2014 report to the UN General Assembly, he has submitted yet another, this time to the UN’s Human Rights Council cautioning states against leaving education to private players. Read the rest of this entry »

HC warns govt, schools against `garib crorepatis’

Posted on June 27th, 2015 in Admission, High Court, RTE |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK, Jun 27, 2015,

Source: The Times of India

Ahmedabad: The Gujarat high court on Monday directed government officials and school authorities to be circumspect about “garib crorepatis“ who exploit the Right to Education laws. These crorepatis deploy the “garib“ ruse to secure admission for their kids in the quota reserved for poor children. Acting Chief Justice V M Sahai told the schools and petitioner organizations -which have filed PILs demanding the implementation of the RTE laws Read the rest of this entry »

Admissions under RTE Act still pending as HC is hearing matter

Posted on June 16th, 2015 in Admission, High Court, RTE |

Kranti Vibhute ,June 16, 2015

Source: DNA

Schools across Maharashtra state reopened on Monday, but not for those students who desire to get admission through Right to Education (RTE) online admission process. Admissions under RTE are conducted through a lottery system by the BMC, and the second phase of the lottery is still at least fifteen days away. Read the rest of this entry »

GR stayed, tell schools that: HC to parents

Posted on May 16th, 2015 in G.R, RTE, Schools |

Urvi Mahajani,May 16,2015

Source:DNA

High court steps in to clear confusion over entry level, tells parents to inform schools about its order to maintain status quo

In partial relief for parents, the Bombay high court on Friday asked them to make a representation before schools that have cancelled admissions of pre-primary students under the Right to Education (RTE) quota following a Government Resolution which made Class I the entry level for RTE admissions. Read the rest of this entry »

Maha way behind in RTE implementation

Posted on May 12th, 2015 in RTE |

Pune Mirror Bureau,May 12 2015

Source: Mirror

Study finds the state is way behind Gujarat and Rajasthan and has several drawbacks; recommendations to be sent to edu department
A recent comparative study of the implementation of ad missions under the Right to Education (RTE) Act showed that Maharashtra is far behind Rajasthan and Gujarat. Read the rest of this entry »

Wastepickers’ association drafts plan to implement RTE Act

Posted on May 12th, 2015 in RTE |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK,May 12, 2015,

Source: The Times of India

Pune:The city-based Kagad Kach Patra Kashtakari Panchayat (KKPKP) in association with the SNDT College has drafted a list of recommendations for effective implementation of the Right to Education (RTE) Act.

These recommendations include better management of help centres, effective grievance redressal system and end discrimination in schools among others. Read the rest of this entry »

RTE CHAOS INTENSIFIES – Conduct admissions from Class I: Tawde

Posted on May 2nd, 2015 in Admission, RTE |

Pune Mirror Bureau,May 1, 2015,

Source: Mirror

Earlier, admissions under the Act were being held from pre-primary; edu minister asks for seats reserved this year to be kept vacant for next 3 yrs
In a new development regarding admissions under the Right To Education (RTE) Act, a government resolution (GR) was issued on Thursday that declared that all pre-primary admissions done until now stand cancelled and that RTE admissions will be done only from Std I. Read the rest of this entry »

RTE: Now, pre-primary level admission voluntary for schools

Posted on April 29th, 2015 in Admission, RTE |

EXPRESS NEWS SERVICE Apr 29, 2015,

Source: The Indian Express

Pune:THE decision to grant admissions at the pre-primary level under the25% reserved quota under Right to Education has been made voluntary by the state education department, after a meeting between the Maharashtra  English School Trustees Association(MESTA) and Vinod Tawade, minister of School Education and Sports. Read the rest of this entry »