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IESA demands payment as 25 per cent seats reserved under RTE remain vacant

Posted on August 28th, 2017 in Fees, RTE |

Meeta Ramnani , Aug 28, 2017

Source: Mirror

Members to stage a protest outside Central bldg against the govt
The Independent English Schools Asso ciation (IESA) on Monday will conduct aprotest in front of the Central Building against the ways in which the govern ment has been unjust to them. While the reimbursement of the pending Right To Education (RTE) fee is one of the major demands, there are also other management and academic issues before the government by the IESA. Read the rest of this entry »

Teachers must get degrees by March ’19

Posted on July 22nd, 2017 in RTE, Teachers |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK,  Jul 22, 2017

Source: The Times of India

New Delhi : The Lok Sabha on Friday passed the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Amendment) Bill allowing teachers appointed on or before March 31, 2015 to acquire minimum qualifications within a period of four years from the date of commencement of the Act.

This gives the 8.5 lakh unqualified teachers, appointed after implementation of the Right to Education (RTE) law, another chance to get recognized degrees. The amendment bill gives them the final chance till March 2019 to get degrees or they may lose jobs. 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 »

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 »

Error corrected in RTE forms

Posted on February 27th, 2017 in Admission, RTE |

ST Correspondent |26 February 2017

Source: Sakal Times

PUNE: A change in Right To Education (RTE) forms has been made by the State government to decrease the age limit of children to be admitted under the act by a year. RTE admissions in the city are expected to start soon and the correction has to be kept in mind by parents and education officers.

In the instructions form, on point no 21 ‘B’, a correction has been ordered. “According to a decision on January 2015, the entry of the child for Std I will be 5.4 years as on 30-1-2016 ((January 30, 2016). Read the rest of this entry »

RTE form deadline extended to March 2

Posted on February 27th, 2017 in Admission, RTE |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK,Feb 26, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Kolhapur : The directorate of primary education has extended the application deadline for the Right to Education (RTE) 25% quota admission process from February 25 to March 2.

According to a circular issued by the department on Friday , the parents and education bodies from across the state had urged the directorate to extend the deadline, following which it has been extended for five days. Read the rest of this entry »

Admit 536 students under RTE:Education dept tells schools

Posted on October 3rd, 2016 in RTE |

dna correspondent, Oct 03 2016,

Source: DNA

As per the survey conducted by the students from National Service Scheme (NSS) and school teachers in north zone, 536 students were found to be not admitted in schools. The education department of north zone has made a list of these students and has asked schools to admit students nearby their schools in the grades appropriate to their age as per the Right to Education (RTE) rule. Read the rest of this entry »

One in two RTE allotments rejected by parents in Pune

Posted on July 9th, 2016 in EWS, RTE |

Alifiya Khan | Pune |July 9, 2016

Source : The Indian Express

Of the 13,000-odd allotments given in the first two rounds, only about 55 per cent parents confirmed the admissions while all others rejected them.

EVEN AS the education department has received flak over not conducting the lottery process for 25 per cent reserved seats for economically-challenged students under the Right To Education (RTE) on time, every second RTE allotment that has been given in Pune district has been rejected by parents. Read the rest of this entry »

Glitch hits 25% RTE admissions

Posted on March 9th, 2016 in Admission, RTE |

SwatiShindeGole,Mar 08 2016

Source: The Times of India

Pune: The first stage of admissions under the 25% Right to Education (RTE) quota has hit a roadblock once again.

The managements of private English medium schools were told to register online, giving details of seat available and location of school.However, technical problems kept the government site dysfunctional throughout the last week. Read the rest of this entry »

2 schools fail to admit students, get BMC notices

Posted on November 17th, 2015 in RTE |

HT Correspondent,November 17, 2015

Source : Hindustan Times

MUMBAI: Two city schools have been issued show-cause notices for not admitting students under the Right to Education (RTE) quota.

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) primary education department has threatened to de-recognise the schools if they do not admit students in RTE seats allotted to them. Read the rest of this entry »