Right to Education: Parents say schools demanding irrelevant documents, cancelling admissions

WITH LESS than 50 per cent students being given admission under the reserved quota for the Economically-Weaker Section (EWS) under the Right to Education (RTE) Act, the organisations, working in the field of RTE admissions, are blaming such a situation on schools for refusing admissions on some pretext or the other. In the first round of admissions, of the 13,243 seats, a little over 5,600 … Continue reading Right to Education: Parents say schools demanding irrelevant documents, cancelling admissions

CHILDREN OF NUAPADA – Kabir Sharma

It is evening and I am sitting in a Learning Enrichment class at Khamtarai in Nuapada, Odisha. There are children from classes 3 and 4 here. A lot of fun, creative methods and materials are being used to explain things. The teacher, Devang, is vibrant, energetic, very active about the classroom and popular with the children. With the help of Oriya alphabet cards, children are writing names of … Continue reading CHILDREN OF NUAPADA – Kabir Sharma

क्या कागजी ही रहेगा बालश्रम कानून – किशोर झा (Kishore Jha)

मंत्रिमंडलीय समितिद्वारा बालश्रम (प्रतिबंधन एवं विनियमन) अधिनियम, 1986 में संशोधन को मंजूरी दिए छह महीने से ज्यादा हो गए हैं, पर अभी तक यह संसद के दोनों सदनों में पास नहीं हो पाया है। इस संशोधन को राज्यसभा में पेश भी किया जा चुका है, पर मामला उससे आगे नहीं बड़ा है। इस अधिनियम में संशोधन के बाद चौदह वर्ष से कम आयु के बच्चों … Continue reading क्या कागजी ही रहेगा बालश्रम कानून – किशोर झा (Kishore Jha)