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Receiving proper education is a fundamental right, says Allahabad HC

The court also observed that the institution should have communicated the specific information to the parents of the student at the earliest 

Published on 16th June 2022

Tamil Nadu: Will formation of School Management Committees help parents trust government schools again?

The government also announced Naan Mudhalvan scheme under which career guidance will be provided for more than 10 lakh students from Classes IX to XII annually

Published on 15th May 2022

Karnataka High Court verdict on hijab 'blow' to universal right to education sans discrimination: CPI(M)

The CPI(M) said this judgment gives the committees in educational institutions — which in Karnataka are headed by MLAs who may have their own sectarian agendas and biases — the right to decide about t

Published on 16th March 2022

#HijabRow: Muslim girls are least represented in schools; will be shut out entirely if hijab is banned

Senior Advocate Kumar further asked why if a Sikh man wearing a turban can be allowed in the army, can't Muslim girls in hijab be allowed to sit in a classroom

Published on 16th February 2022

Delhi HC asks govt to file "concise and crisp" response to plea on school admissions of 44k EWS category children

The plea alleges that there was a serious violation of the fundamental rights of several children who have been waiting for admissions and that the children have been waiting since April last year

Published on 14th February 2022

A PIL seeking common syllabus, curriculum for all children rejected by Supreme Court

The PIL went on to state that it is the union's duty to effectuate a common education system which it has failed to do, instead, it simply adopted the pre-existing National Curriculum Framework (NCF)

Published on 11th February 2022

Move to stop Hijab-wearing students from attending classes is violation of Right to Education, it is inhumane: Siddaramaiah

The deputy leader of the Congress in the legislative assembly UT Khader said Muslim girl students should be allowed to attend classes wearing the hijab if they wanted to do so

Published on 5th February 2022

Requirement of parental consent to send children to school may differ from state to state. Here's why

With the dip in COVID cases, states that have allowed resumption of in-person classes so far include Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Tripura, Haryana, Telangana, Pune and Nagpur in Maharashtra

Published on 3rd February 2022

Teachers’ union raises concern over education projects in Andhra, say NEP 2020 against RTE

The APUTF said that the new initiatives being brought in by the government in the name of the National Education Policy 2020 were against the spirit of the Right to Education Act

Published on 3rd February 2022

PIL in SC demands common curriculum under RTE Act for all students in Classes I-VIII across India

The plea has called two sections of the RTE "arbitrary and irrational" and has said that the centre was discriminatory towards Madrasas, Vedic Patshalas, insitutions imparting religious instructions

Published on 23rd December 2021

United Nations Security Council calls for right to education in conflict zones, condemns attacks on children

Norway's UN Ambassador Mona Juul pointed out that there were reportedly 11,000 attacks that harmed more than 22,000 students and educators in at least 93 countries

Published on 30th October 2021

Girls also have the right to education: Reopen schools, girl students, teachers tell Taliban

Only three provinces in Afghanistan-- Balkh, Kunduz and Sar-i- Pul-- have reopened schools for girls, TOLOnews reported

Published on 13th October 2021

Education should not be denied to EWS and disadvantaged groups: SC directs Delhi gov't to sort out their online education

The Bench said that the digital divide produced stark consequences as schools adopted the digital medium during the pandemic

Published on 8th October 2021

Why are Lebanon's teachers and students dropping out of school? 

No fewer than 15 per cent of Lebanon's 53,000 private school teachers have left the country, creating a large shortage

Published on 30th September 2021

UNESCO, UNICEF say closed Afghan girls' schools violates fundamental right to education

Both UNESCO and UNICEF said that Afghanistan has made significant gains in education, especially in girls' education, and they should be preserved

Published on 20th September 2021

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