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The Wrongs In The Right To Education

Guest Post by  NOYONIKA BOSE   In the winter of 2013 I had carried out a survey as part of an NGO CRY, Child Rights and You in 10 schools in the heavily populated slums of Rajabazar, an area in north… Continue Reading →

#India – After 4 years of RTE Act, quality of education worsens #WTFnews

Kamayani Bali Mahabal aka Kacativist What happens when a country of the size of India has over 3 million children living on the streets? Or has over 150 million children working as bonded labourers? Or one out of every six… Continue Reading →

Maharashtra – Kids of transgenders, sex workers don’t need father’s name for school admissions #Goodnews

Sanjeev Shivadekar, TNN | Jun 4, 2013, MUMBAI: Transgenders and those in the flesh trade will find it easier to educate their children. In order to make the admission process hassle-free for kids from such sections of the society, the state government… Continue Reading →

CBSE tweaks ‘Open Book’ concept, comes up with PAT

Abhishek Choudhari, TNN | Aug 1, 2012, NAGPUR: In what could be the biggest change made to the country’s education system, CBSE has decided to introduce the ‘open book exam’ concept for its board exams (Std X, XII) from the 2013-14 academic… Continue Reading →

Private Organisations can now adopt BMC schools- FIRST STEP towards privatisation of Education in Mumbai

STORY HIGHLIGHTS By Jai Maharashtra News | 26 Jul Thu, 2012 Mumbai: In a move that could be  MOST DISADVANTAGEOUS  ( orginal post says advantageous) to students of municipal schools as well as to the government, the ruling parties Shiv Sena and BJP in… Continue Reading →

The Story of One School Why 650 children came and only 200 remained

By Prakhar Jain Education in ruins The residential school in Chintagupha, Sukma WITH THE Right to Education Act (RTE) completing two years, HRD Minister Kapil Sibal may feel smug about the decline in dropout rates. But close to 40,000 children… Continue Reading →

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