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Goa teachers’ work hours may be increased

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 14:06

After increasing school timings by 30 minutes for students, Goa government is now mulling on making seven-and-half hours of work compulsory for teachers, as per the Right to Education (RTE) guidelines.

Karnataka flays Centre`s silence on RTE expenses sharing

Last Updated: Monday, December 31, 2012, 14:55

BJP government in Karnataka condemned what it called the "apathy" by the Centre towards sharing the expenditure involved in implementing the RTE act and urged to refund the cost as early as possible.

Army opposes reservation in its schools under RTE Act

Last Updated: Sunday, October 07, 2012, 15:56

Army is opposing implementation of 25 per cent reservation for children of weaker and disadvantaged groups in its around 150 schools under the RTE Act.

RTE shamed: Bangalore schools target poor kids

Last Updated: Thursday, July 19, 2012, 10:48

Some educational institutions continue to make a mockery of the Right to Education Act (RTE) passed by the Parliament recently.

`RTE burden on schools not to be on students`

Last Updated: Sunday, April 15, 2012, 18:03

The RTE Act mandates the schools to provide free education upto 25 per cent of the students from economic weaker section between 6 to 14 years of age.

Education not a priority in the Budget 2012-13

Last Updated: Friday, March 16, 2012, 22:03

Despite 2012-13 being the first year of the 12th Five Year Plan, there seems to be hardly any focus on prioritising public provisioning for education by the Union Government.

Notice to govt on plea for amendment to RTE Act

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 14, 2012, 22:32

The Centre was asked on Wednesday by the Delhi High Court to respond to a plea for amendment to the Right to Education (RTE) Act.

Delhi govt`s reply sought on RTE breach by schools

Last Updated: Sunday, December 04, 2011, 11:45

A bench of Acting Chief Justice AK Sikri and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw issued notice to the Delhi government and its Directorate of Education.

RTE will take 3 more years to show results: Sibal

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 28, 2011, 15:54

Faced with teacher shortage and other infrastructural hurdles, the government has said the ambitious Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act will take at least three more years to show results.

SC to give early hearing to petitions challenging RTE Act

Last Updated: Friday, January 21, 2011, 23:54

With admission season underway, the Supreme Court on Friday agreed to give early hearing to petitions challenging the validity of the provision of Right to Free and Compulsory Education Act.

Delhi govt nursery guidelines violative of RTE Act: DCPCR

Last Updated: Saturday, December 18, 2010, 00:38

Delhi`s child rights body DCPCR on Friday slammed the city government`s nursery admission guidelines as "violative" of the Right to Education Act and issued a notice to it seeking immediate revision of the order.

Govt allays fears of minority institutions on RTE Act

Last Updated: Saturday, August 14, 2010, 21:42

Amid apprehension by several Muslim organisations that provisions of the RTE Act impinge on minority rights, Government today made it clear that constitutional guarantees available to minority institutions will not be violated.