Two private schools in Manipur, whose students were denied admit cards by CBSE after the institutions were found not recognised by the board, were set afire in Imphal West district, the police said on Monday.
Private schools in Tamil Nadu on Monday withdrew their decision to remain closed tomorrow in protest against the sentencing of AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa in a graft case in the wake of strong opposition from different quarters, including politicians and educationists.
The association of private schools in the capital Wednesday moved the Delhi High Court challenging the rule under the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act of providing free books and uniforms to poor students studying in private schools.
BJP on Saturday appealed to Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung to frame a fees policy for private schools in Delhi to stop them from exploiting parents in the name of development charges, donations and other items.
The Delhi High Court on Friday directed the city government to implement recommendations of a panel on the unaided private schools` fee structure which has asked nearly 250 institutions to return the "excess amount" to parents with nine percent interest.
A book by Malala Yousufzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl who fearlessly took on the Taliban, has been banned by a federation of private schools in Pakistan which said it would have a "negative" impact on students, a British daily reported Sunday.
To ensure the future of thousands of students is not put in jeopardy due to the closure of 1,372 private unrecognized schools in the state, the Haryana government Tuesday said students of these schools will be enrolled elsewhere.
Fumed over "unreasonable" fee structure, angry parents on Sunday protested outside the residence of Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister, demanding strict probe into the functioning of private schools.