Some private school teachers in Bengaluru are reportedly using English to teach Kannada language. They opine that it is for "easier" understanding. But, students' parents have opposed this vehemently. While claiming that the teachers replaced Kannada words with English, the parents said this "would remove the cultural and contextual heritage that is part of the language." However, they stated that Hindi is taught properly. Legally, all CBSE/… read-more
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As a response to a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by guardian forum of 145 schools, The Calcutta High Court ordered a 20% fee reduction in schools' tuition fees. Reportedly, the deduction will apply to all the non-government aided schools in the state. The court also appointed a 3-member committee to monitor the order. Moreover, the court ordered that there will be no salary hike for teachers and staff members.
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A petition filed by parents from eight different states, led by Sushil Sharma requesting a waiver of fees in private schools due to COVID-19 imposed lockdown, was spurned by the Supreme Court on Friday, July 10. The committee headed by Chief Justice SA Bobde, refused by saying that the situation in each state varies and hence the matter should be raised before respective High Courts.