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Only 20 schools submit bus safety papers

Posted on July 1st, 2014 in Schools, States, Transportation |

TNN | Jul 1, 2014,

Source :  Times  of  India

GURGAON: Only 20 private schools have submitted the undertaking stating that their buses are adhering to the Supreme Court guidelines to the administration. Read the rest of this entry »

Minority institution must have 25% community students

Posted on June 14th, 2014 in Minority, Schools, States, Supreme Court |

TNN | Jun 14, 2014,

Source :  Times  of  India

BANGALORE: An institution would need to have at least 25% of its students from a particular minority community, if it wishes to obtain the tag of a minority institution. The cabinet took this decision on Friday.  Read the rest of this entry »

Right to Education fees refund on track: Govt

Posted on May 10th, 2014 in Fees, Schools, States |

Swati Shinde Gole,TNN | May 10, 2014,

Source :  Times  of  India

PUNE: State education secretary Ashwini Bhide was in the city on Friday for a review workshop of Pune, Kolhapur and Mumbai divisions. Bhide spoke to TOI on the workshop’s sidelines on a range of issues including reimbursements to schools for Right to Education (RTE) admissions, continuous and comprehensive evaluation of school students and mushrooming of play schools in cities. Read the rest of this entry »

Minority status in flat 40 days!

Posted on May 8th, 2014 in Minority, States |

Kanchan Srivastava, Thursday, 8 May 2014| Agency: DNA

Source :  DNA

80% of schools in Maharashtra have already got religious or linguistic minority tag; with more schools applying, only schools run by Marathi trusts will be left to fill the 25% RTE quota Read the rest of this entry »

Schools glad, won’t have to add seats

Posted on May 8th, 2014 in Admission, Private, Schools, States |

TNN | May 8, 2014,

Source :  Times  of  India

NEW DELHI: School authorities are generally pleased with the order, as they won’t have to increase seats. Read the rest of this entry »

Supreme Court upholds constitutional validity of Right to Education Act Act

Posted on May 7th, 2014 in RTE, Schools, Supreme Court |

Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | Agency: PTI

Source :  DNA

The Supreme Court today upheld the constitutional validity of the Right to Education Act, which mandates that 25 per cent seats in all schools be reserved for the economically disadvantaged. Read the rest of this entry »

RTE Act not applicable to minority institutions: Supreme Court

Posted on May 7th, 2014 in Minority, RTE, Schools, Supreme Court |

Prabhati Nayak Mishra, Wednesday, 7 May 2014|Place: New Delhi

Source :  DNA

Upholding the validity of the Right to Education (RTE) Act, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said it will not apply to aided or unaided minority schools and they are not bound to give 25 per cent seats reserved for the children of economically weaker section. Read the rest of this entry »

Minority schools not bound by RTE, says SC

Posted on May 7th, 2014 in Minority, RTE, Schools, Supreme Court |

Express News Service | New Delhi | May 7, 2014

Source :  Indian Express

The Supreme Court Tuesday upheld the constitutional validity of the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act while also ruling that minority institutions were not obligated under it to reserve 25 per cent seats for the economically and socially weaker sections of society. Read the rest of this entry »

Minority schools out of RTE ambit: Supreme Court

Posted on May 7th, 2014 in Minority, RTE, Schools, Supreme Court |

TNN | May 7, 2014,

Source :  Times  of  India

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that Right to Education Act guaranteeing free education to students from disadvantaged and weaker sections in the neighbourhood applied in full vigour to private unaided schools but not minority educational institutions.  Read the rest of this entry »

Activists want RTE quota scrapped

Posted on May 7th, 2014 in RTE, Schools, Supreme Court |

Kanchan Srivastava, Wednesday, 7 May 2014 | Agency: DNA

Source :  DNA

Education activists feel that the Supreme Court verdict of Tuesday will deflate the RTE Act, which mandates 25% seats in all schools be given to socially and economically backward children. Read the rest of this entry »