Kiran Bedi to pay surprise visits to govt schools in villages

Lt Governor Kiran Bedi, whose style of functioning has come under flak from ruling Congress,today said she would pay ‘surprise visits’ to government schools in villages in Puducherry to ascertain the deficiencies. In a WhatsApp message to media persons after her visit to a government higher secondary school for boys at nearby Bahoor village, she … Read more

Over 70% class six students in Delhi govt schools can’t read a paragraph from textbook

Over 70 per cent of class six students in Delhi govt schools cannot read a paragraph from a textbook, a baseline assessment survey has revealed. The assessment, according to a PTI report, was conducted by government school teachers using appropriate tools. It was aimed at revealing the level of learning of 2,01,997 children studying in … Read more

All government servants must send their children to government-run schools: Allahabad High Court

The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday ordered all the government servants to send their kids to primary school run by state government’s education board. Hearing several petitions on the appalling condition of the government-run primary schools, Justice Sudhir Agarwal directed the chief secretary to ensure that elected representatives and every person getting his/her salary or any other benefit … Read more