Misuse of Right to Education Act DEO cracks whip, 60 parents to be booked for fraud

These parents have allegedly submitted forged income certificates to avail of the free of-cost education under RTE quota; FIRs to be filed against parents, government officials too may be booked for fraud  Harita.Dave@timesgroup.com | TWEETS @harrytaMIRROR While several cases of well-off parents cheating the deserving ones out of benefits of Right to Education Act have come to … More Misuse of Right to Education Act DEO cracks whip, 60 parents to be booked for fraud

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In PM’s home district Mehsana, 20% teens, age 14-18, “not enrolled”, one of the highest in India; 55% are wage earners

By Rajiv Shah The new Annual Status of Education Report (ASER 2017: Beyond Basics), an annual survey carried by the high profile NGO Pratham, has found that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home district Mehsana has a whopping 20.3% children in the age group 14-18, who are not enrolled in either school or college. While this … More In PM’s home district Mehsana, 20% teens, age 14-18, “not enrolled”, one of the highest in India; 55% are wage earners

Learning deficits seen in elementary school is carried forward to adolescents and young adults

A note on the Annual Status of Education Report (ASER 2017: Beyond Basics) released in New Delhi on 16 January 2018: Every year since 2005, the Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) has reported on children’s schooling status and their ability to do basic reading and arithmetic tasks. Year after year, ASER has highlighted the … More Learning deficits seen in elementary school is carried forward to adolescents and young adults