The Supreme Court on Thursday stressed the need for more initiatives by the government to establish quality primary schools to beat the rush in some of the minority-run institutions in the country.
A principal has been arrested for allegedly raping a nine-year-old student of his school here, police said on Monday.
A six-year-old girl, who had recently joined a government primary school, was allegedly raped by a 15-year-old boy in the school campus at Jwab village in the district, police said on Friday.
Two primary school boys were allegedly beaten to death by a staffer in southern China, in the latest case of violent attacks against children in the country.
At least three people were killed and 14 wounded in a suicide car bomb attack at a primary school in Iraq``s Anbar province on Monday, a provincial police source told News Agencies.
More than two-thirds of 152 boys` primary schools in 89 districts across Pakistan are without non-teaching staff like peons, sanitary workers and security guards, according to a monitoring report.
There is no let up in primary school dropout rate in the country.
Three teachers of a primary school at Sikarpur block in Bulandshahar district, 50 kms from here, were on Saturday suspended after they were allegedly caught drinking alcohol during duty hours.
Around 300 bombs were seized from an abandoned room of a primary school at Khalipur in Burdwan district.
The Bihar government is making good its promise to confiscate the property of corrupt officials and turn them into primary schools.
The three-day mega drive to
assess the compatibility of 3,000 primary schools of the state
by the education department completed today, officials sources
Nineteen persons were injured, four of them seriously, when police lathicharged to quell agitating supporters of Trinamool Congress over school primary council elections at Panskura in East Midnapore district.
Despite an improvement in child
mortality figures, 5,000 children under the age of five die
in India everyday due to preventable causes, according to a
latest UNICEF report.
A primary school in Australia
has put a ban on hugging and other display of affection on its
senior grade pupils saying it can set "bad example" to younger
students and adversely affect them.
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