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ASER report 2017: More rural teens staying back in school but struggle with reading, math; girls worse off -Shradha Chettri & Uma Vishnu

-The Indian Express It finds that while the youth are high on aspiration (about 60% wanted to study beyond Class 12), they are short on vital, everyday skills that are needed to help them get to where they aspire. New Delhi: Boys and girls in rural India between 14 and 18 years of age are most likely to be in school or even college with access to a mobile phone, they may...

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ASER report 2017: In villages, as they grow up, more girls drop out of school -Uma Vishnu

-The Indian Express The 2017 ASER report focuses on 14 to 18-year-olds, interviewing over 30,000 children across 28 rural districts. Uma Vishnu explains some of its findings. 86% of youth in the 14-18 age group are still within the formal education system It has been eight years since the Right to Education (RTE) Act came into force in 2010, making elementary education a fundamental right for those in the 6-14 age group. Therefore,...

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Suggestion to punish parents -Basant Kumar Mohanty

-The Telegraph New Delhi: A sub-committee of the highest advisory body on education has recommended including a provision for punishing parents if they don't send their wards to schools. A draft report placed before a meeting of the Central Advisory Board of Education (Cabe) on Monday said the Right to Education Act needed to be looked into afresh. "The provisions of the RTE Act 2009 need to be re-looked as there is no...

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NHRC notice on closure of schools

-The Telegraph New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission has sent a notice to the Maharashtra government following media reports that its education department has decided to close down zila parishad schools with fewer than 10 students and shift them to nearby institutes. The NHRC, in a recent directive, gave the state government four weeks to submit a detailed report. It said the decision, likely to affect about 1,300 schools, according to the...

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Unmoved, Maharashtra govt releases timetable to close down over 1,300 schools -Alifiya Khan

-The Indian Express Issued by education department, it lists various tasks to be carried out for closure Pune: A day after the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) sent a notice to the Maharashtra government over its plans to close 1,314 schools in the state, a defiant education department remained firm on its decision. While state Education Minister Vinod Tawde issued a statement, saying he would defend the state’s stand before the NHRC, the...

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