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Kranti Vibhute

  • Autism forum writes to NIOS Pune office, requests writers for special kids

    A day after parents of Std X and XII children with learning disabilities approached the state commission for protection of child rights, after their kids were denied writers for the upcoming board exams, the Forum for Autism has come forward to help the parents.

    Tuesday, 31 March 2015 - 6:25am
  • 4 Mumbai schools set 1-day age window to qualify for RTE quota

    Are schools misusing the flexibility given to them by the government to decide the age criteria for RTE admissions? An analysis done by Nishank Varshney, a research associate who works for IIM-Ahmedabad's RTE resource centre, indicates that this might be true.

    Tuesday, 24 March 2015 - 6:35am
  • Ill-effects of tobacco should be part of syllabus: Higher education department

    With an aim to further drive in the ill-effects of tobacco products into students' minds, the state government wants it to be included in the school syllabus. The higher and technical education department had come out with a government resolution (GR) on March 7 for all institutions to follow.

    Tuesday, 24 March 2015 - 6:20am
  • RTE form submission process wraps up with 4,000 applications

    The admission process under the 25 per cent Right to Education (RTE) Act quota wrapped up on Monday. The primary education department received more than 200 applications after the last date for submission of applications, March 18, which was later extended.

    Tuesday, 24 March 2015 - 6:20am
  • Ahmedabad's lesson for city: RTE success story at IIM resource centre

    While parents are bearing the brunt of poorly-implemented RTI admissions in the city, a group of motivated students at the Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad (IIMA) are successfully running a Right to Education Resource Centre (RTERC).

    Sunday, 22 March 2015 - 6:20am
  • Even bureaucrat from reserved category can apply under RTE

    Apart from parents whose income is below Rs 1 lakh, parents who fall under the reserved category but can afford the fees are also applying under the RTE quota, putting low income groups at a disadvantage.

    Sunday, 22 March 2015 - 5:45am
  • Mumbai: NGOs make parents pay for help filling RTE forms

    Many claim they are being charged by the tehsildar's office in exchange for income certificate, and by NGOs for help in filling forms

    Sunday, 22 March 2015 - 7:30am
  • Help centres of little help, as parents don't know where they are

    Parents who wish to avail of admissions under the 25% quota for the poor under the Right To Education (RTE) Act have been exhausting themselves looking for help in filling admission forms. This, despite the existence of help centres.

    Sunday, 22 March 2015 - 5:25am
  • No re-exam for geography paper: CISCE

    The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) has decided not to conduct a re-examination for its standard 10 Geography paper, which many students and parents had claimed was 80% similar to a paper that was given to the students of Bombay Scottish School during their prelim...

    Tuesday, 17 March 2015 - 6:35am
  • Children can be biased or racist too, study reveals

    Kids have strong likes and dislikes for fair and dark skin or can differentiate between rich and poor

    Monday, 16 March 2015 - 7:44am