Delhi CM receives requests from parents to remain the schools closed

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Delhi Parents Write to CM Requesting Not to Reopen Schools

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has received requests from 2,498 parents of students, pleading 'not to reopen schools', amid the pandemic. The Delhi Parent’s Association in an email to the CMO stated that they were uncomfortable sending their kids to schools in such a situation. “Schools should be reopened when zero Covid-19 cases are reported for at least 10 days or when a vaccine is available,” they wrote.

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 - 11:24 AM / by Debanshi Das

Tags: Schools, CM Arvind Kejriwal, delhi parent's association, Coronavirus

Courtesy: The Indian Express


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Uttarakhand: Parents Reluctant To Send Their Children To Schools From Nov 1

Parents in Uttarakhand are concerned about their children's safety from COVID-19 ahead of the reopening of schools for class X and XII in the state from November 1. They are reluctant to send their children to attend classes despite the school managements have assured for precautionary measures. The parents complained that neither the schools nor the government authorities are willing to take the responsibility if any student contracts the… read-more

Sat, 17 Oct 2020 - 05:30 PM / by Ujjwal Panchariya

Tags: Schools, Uttarakhand, Covid-19, SCHOOL REOPEN

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Schools Reopening in Sikkim

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अक्टूबर 19 से खुलेंगी सिक्किम में पाठशालाएं, करना होगा दिशानिर्देशों का पालन

सिक्किम के शिक्षा व जनसम्पर्क विभाग के नोडल अधिकारी भीम थाटल ने कहा है कि अक्टूबर 19 से सूबे के सभी स्कूलों को खोल दिया जायेगा और साथ ही सर्दियों की छुट्टियों को पूर्णतः समाप्त कर दिया जायेगा। हालाँकि सरकारी अवकाश अभी भी मिलेंगे। केंद्र सरकार के अनलॉक 5.0 के दिशानिर्देश अनुसार सरकार ने राज्य सरकारों को अक्टूबर 15 से कोरोना की स्थिति को देखते हुए स्कूल खोलने की अनुमति दे दी है। नोडल अधिकारी के अनुसार स्कूलों को केंद्र सरकार द्वारा जारी… read-more

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 - 06:09 PM / by राघवेन्द्र गुर्जर

Tags: Sikkim, Schools, SCHOOL REOPEN, Unlock 5.0, Unlock Guidelines


UP Schools to resume from OCT 19

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Uttar Pradesh To Reopen Schools Outside the Containment Zone From October 19 

UP Government announced that the schools in the state will reopen from October 19, for the students of class 9-12. The classes will be conducted in shifts, and the written consent of the parents or guardian is mandatory. Deputy CM Dinesh Sharma said, "the government has decided that classes 9, 10, 11 and 12 of all boards outside containment zones will be resumed, with 50% of attendance."

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 - 11:14 AM / by Shivam Chandrashekhar Kulkarni

Tags: Uttar Pradesh, Schools, Class 10, Class 12

School Students

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Karnataka CM Announces 3-week Mid-term Break As COVID Cases Rise

Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa announced that schools in the state will go for a three-week mid-term break from October 12-30. The order came after several teachers and students tested positive for COVID-19 in the state. Reportedly, the Vidyagama program, under which teachers visit the areas of public school students to teach them, will also be halted. Earlier, the CM was criticised for cancelling the scheduled mid-term break.

Sun, 11 Oct 2020 - 05:02 PM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: Education, Schools, karanataka, COVID

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

Delhi Schools

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Deputy CM Manish Sisodia: "Schools in Delhi Will Remain Suspended Till October 31"

Deputy CM Manish Sisodia over the twitter, announced that schools in Delhi will remain closed till October 31, amid the pandemic. "Our CM did not want to put children's health under risk," he mentioned. However, "Online and distant learning has become the preferred mode of teaching," said the Home Ministry. According the guidelines of Unlock 5, the Central government had permitted the states to re-open schools and educational institutions … read-more

Sun, 04 Oct 2020 - 02:50 PM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: Delhi, Schools, Covid-19, Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia

Courtesy: NDTV

Karnataka High Court

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Karnataka HC: Schools Can't Be Derecognised Just For "Unfortunate Accident"

Karnataka High Court on October 3 said that the recognition of any educational institution cannot be withdrawn taking into account just an "unfortunate accident". The court said the de-recognition can be done only if there are deficiencies in maintaining "standards of education, infrastructure and general moral, and social standards." The court gave the statement while quashing the "de-recognition order" for a school, wherein an accident… read-more

Sun, 04 Oct 2020 - 11:40 AM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: Schools, recognition, Karnataka, Karnataka High Court

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

Kerala Schools


Kerala Gets 90 'Centres of Excellence'; 5 Lakh New Students Join Government School

Kerala Government has designated 90 schools as "Centres of Excellence". Reportedly, the initiative was aimed to promote public-education-systems and the schools which were funded by KIIFB, NABARD and other government plans. CM Pinarayi Vijayan on October 3, also laid foundation to 54 more schools and said that the situation in government schools has improved and over five lakh new students had joined government schools in last three years.… read-more

Sun, 04 Oct 2020 - 09:27 AM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: Kerala, CM Pinarayi Vijayan, Schools, public education

Courtesy: Yahoo News

Kerala High Court

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Kerala HC Questions State CBSE Association On Concessions To Students

Kerala High Court on October 1 questioned the Kerala CBSE School Management Association regarding the "concessions" it could offer to students owing to the pandemic. The court was hearing the petition filed by school management, which accused the parents of refusing to pay fees by taking undue advantage of the pandemic. The court has sought an explanation from the association regarding the concession and fee structure within ten days.

Fri, 02 Oct 2020 - 09:32 AM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: Kerala, kerala high court, CBSE, Schools, Covid-19

Courtesy: Zee5 News

School Fees

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Gujarat Government Slashes Private Schools' Fee By 25%

School fee of private schools across Gujarat has been slashed down by 25%, as announced by the state government. The fee cut is applicable to all the boards and will be available only if the parents pay 50% of the fees by October 31. Reportedly, the government conducted meetings with the stakeholders concerned before taking the decision. However, even though private schools have agreed, few parents' unions insist on 50% relaxations.

Thu, 01 Oct 2020 - 09:03 AM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: Gujarat, Schools, School Fees, Covid-19

Courtesy: The Indian Express