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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
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We need more public schools like Kendriya Vidyalaya in every village: Prof Anita Rampal

From recent budget allocation to effective implementation of the RTE Act, Anita Rampal believes that there is more the government needs to do to strengthen the country's public education system

Published on 21st February 2018
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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
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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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These toilets in Karnataka's government schools are keeping girls from dropping out

It is true that girls also have rights to education. But, lack of toilets in Government schools has led to absenteeism. Reaching Hand is trying to cover it up by building toilets for girls

Published on 24th August 2018
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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
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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
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Schools in TN pick Right to Education Act lots without displaying list of applicants

By not displaying the list of all eligible applicants before lot-picking, the schools eliminate a fair chance at the admission

Published on 29th May 2018
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School on a skywalk: This NGO educates children on the skywalks of Mumbai's railway stations

From training them to be ready for school to providing food, convincing their parents and providing transport, this NGO is doing everything it can to ensure these children continue their education

Published on 12th February 2021
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SC seeks Gujarat government's reply on plea alleging RTE violation

The Gujarat government was accused of manipulating data regarding the number of Class I seats on its primary education website

Published on 3rd July 2017
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RTE sham: Ony 12 per cent poor students register for seats in private schools in Bhubaneshwar

But the move has only widened the gap with only around 5,000 students registering for admission so far which is a little over 12 per cent of the enrolment achieved in the last academic session

Published on 2nd July 2021
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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
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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
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Rajasthan educates over 6.5 lakh children under RTE: School Education Minister

Vasudev Devnani told the Lok Sabha that apart from being the only state to do so, it also stands first in reimbursing schools for seats reserved for weaker sections under the ambit of the RTE

Published on 9th March 2018
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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

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