Thursday, 26 May, 2022
TopicPrivate schools

Topic: Private schools

Nehru’s policy is costing Indian school education. But Modi govt can fix it with vouchers

If PM Modi means business, he should walk the talk by pushing the education vouchers policy to correct historical blunders during Nehruvian socialism.

Believe it or not, Mumbai civic schools to offer IB education soon. Parents overjoyed

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation is looking to affiliate its schools with the International Baccalaureate and Cambridge Board.

Why 1.25 lakh private school students in Telangana moved to govt schools in 2021

The figure is a 40% jump compared to previous academic year of 2020-2021, when around 89,000 private school students moved to govt schools. 

Week after reopening, Delhi govt schools are buzzing, private classrooms emptier than ever

Govt school principals say attendance is in the 70-80% range since 1 September. Private schools, dogged 3rd Covid wave fears & commute issues, peg number at 10%.

20-50% dip in private schools revenue, 55% teachers saw pay cut due to Covid: Study by NGO

Schools across the country closed in March last year ahead of a nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus and shifted to online learning.

Delhi govt moves HC against order allowing private schools to charge annual fees

New Delhi: Several appeals, including one by the AAP government, have been moved in the Delhi High Court against its single-judge order allowing private unaided...

Bengaluru private schools want to charge students ‘Covid fees’ to cover sanitisation costs

School managements say that ensuring all safety protocols and Covid measures will see house cleaning and maintenance costs go up if students choose to return from 21 September.

Budget private schools fear closure, pay teachers in rations as funds dry up amid pandemic

The vast majority of private schools in India are small-scale budget facilities. The Covid pandemic has left many students' parents without pay, robbing the schools of critical income.  

Chhattisgarh could soon make a law to give parents say in fee hike decisions of pvt schools

Chhattisgarh is planning to bring in a new law to regulate fees in private schools, under which parents will be part of panels to oversee school issues.

Focus on migrants’ kids, call hostel residents in batches, says NCERT on reopening schools

The NCERT in its draft guidelines extensively emphasised on social distancing — from classrooms, toilets, bus depots to midday meal distribution areas.

On Camera

YourTurn

US President Joe Biden speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on 16 August 2021. Biden defended his decision to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan | Samuel Corum | Bloomberg

US blames failure to shut Pakistan border for Afghan defeat. India, please take note

The US could have used its coercive resources to compel Pakistan to shut down the Taliban’s transborder sanctuaries. It chose not to—costing its victory.
Vendors at a store selling edible oils at Begum Bazaar in Hyderabad, India| Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Modi govt to allow duty-free import of soybean, sunflower oil, cool surging prices

The government will permit purchases of 2 million tons each of the two vegetable oils per annum this fiscal year and the next, according to a notification by the finance ministry.

Defence

Naval helicopters | Representational image | indiannavy.nic.in

What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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