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Unreasonable fees, hidden costs? CBSE seeks data from pvt schools

Unreasonable fees, hidden costs? CBSE seeks data from pvt schools

The move comes weeks after the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) had warned private schools against turning into "shops" by selling uniform and books in their premises.

Quota in nursery admission: SC seeks response from Centre, UP

Quota in nursery admission: SC seeks response from Centre, UP

The Supreme Court has sought response from the Centre and the Uttar Pradesh government on a plea challenging the constitutional validity of provisions of RTE Act, mandating unaided private schools to reserve 25 per cent in nursery classes to children from weaker sections.

Incorrect to presume all private schools are making profit: Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court on Thursday said it is "not correct" to presume all private unaided schools in the city are making profits since there are cases before it over non-payment of sixth pay commission dues to their employees.

Ensure admission of children from BPL families in private schools: Haryana

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday directed the state education department to ensure children from BPL families get admission in private schools as per provisions of the RTE Act and the Haryana School Education Rules.

Sell jalebis if you want to make profit: Manish Sisodia to private schools

Sell jalebis if you want to make profit: Manish Sisodia to private schools

Sisodia's comments came following a Delhi High Court order staying the operation of the city government's circular on nursery admission norms regarding private unaided minority schools

Srinagar: Private schools ask parents to deposit fees of 'unrest period'

Most of the schools are charging full tuition fee from the students for the unrest period, besides 50 per cent bus fee charges for each month and are asking parents to deposit the school fees of their wards before the end of this month, which marks the culmination of the academic year in the Valley.

Private schools asked to follow RTE guidelines in Odisha

Private schools asked to follow RTE guidelines in Odisha

Private schools in Koraput district have been asked to follow the guidelines of the Right to Education (RTE) Act and get their doubts, if any, cleared by the district education office.

Gita Jayanti: Private schools to be involved, stalls to promote government programmes in Haryana

The 'Gita Jayanti Samaroh' will be organised in a grand manner between December 6 and 8 this year in which public and private schools would be involved and separate stalls would be set up to promote government programes.

Protest in Portugal against private school funding cuts

 Thousands of people took to the streets in Lisbon to protest against the Portuguese government's proposed plan to slash spending on private schools.

Fee hike: Schools will not budge with dharnas, submit a written complaint, Manish Sisodia tells parents

Fee hike: Schools will not budge with dharnas, submit a written complaint, Manish Sisodia tells parents

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has appealed to the parents to send him a written complaint against the private schools who have increased their fees.

Congress for Constitutional Commission to check high school fees

Congress has said a constitutional commission be set up for checking exorbitant fees by some private schools.

Delhi Govt sets up complaint centre against private schools

 To prevent private schools from arbitrarily deciding fee structure, the Delhi government today set up a complaint centre to address parents' grievances.

Want to bring govt schools on par with pvt ones: Manish Sisodia

The Delhi government is committed to bringing state-run schools on a par with private schools in the city so that parents put these on their priority list, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Friday.

EWS admission: Delhi govt to 'randomly' inspect private schools

Delhi government has identified over 300 schools as "defaulters" for not sharing the status of EWS admissions and announced it would conduct "random" inspections in all private schools.

Delhi govt asks over 500 private schools to refund excess fees

A committee headed by Justice Anil Dev Singh has identified 525 schools to be overcharging parents on the pretext of implementing recommendations of the Sixth Pay Commission while not doing it.

National anthem should be sung in all private schools: Madras HC

The Madras High Court has made it clear that the national anthem should be sung in all private schools in Tamil Nadu during the morning assembly.

Ranchi shame: Boy sexually assaulted, 'murdered' in private school; 3 teachers detained

Ranchi shame: Boy sexually assaulted, 'murdered' in private school; 3 teachers detained

Barely a few days after a boy was found dead in a water reservoir of a private school in Delhi, a similar case happened in Jharkhand's capital Ranchi.

Politicians purposely lowered public schools' standard: Manish Sisodia

 Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday claimed before the Delhi High Court that many politicians have over the years opened their own private schools in the capital and have "purposely" lowered the standard of the public schools to their benefit.

Private schools begin toeing Delhi govt line on management quota

Private schools begin toeing Delhi govt line on management quota

While private school associations are undecided about their stand after the Delhi Government's move to scrap management quota in nursery admissions, some schools have started toeing the line.

50% extra seats opened up after abolition of management quota: Arvind Kejriwal

50% extra seats opened up after abolition of management quota: Arvind Kejriwal

Scrapping of management quota for nursery admissions in private schools has thrown open 50 per cent extra seats for comman man, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said, even as he asserted that the government had no intention of "interfering" into the daily affairs of the schools.