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Dropout pill: Aadhaar tabs on all students -Basant Kumar Mohanty

-The Telegraph New Delhi: The Centre plans to track every student enrolled in every private or government school in the country by their Aadhaar numbers to keep tabs on dropout rates. Those among the 26 crore students who do not have Aadhaar cards will be given a unique 18-digit number by which they will be tracked till they get their Aadhaar numbers. The idea behind the ID-based tracking system is to log the...

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NCERT advises Centre against scrapping 'no detention' policy, says dropout rate will rise With changes in power structure comes changes in policies. The human resource development ministry which witnessed a major change a couple of months back with the installation of Prakash Javadekar as the head and removal of Smriti Irani has taken up the task of changing rules and policies. The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has advised the central government against scrapping the “no detention” policy, reported The Economic...

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RTE admissions to go online in UP from next year -Rajeev Mullick

-Hindustan Times Lucknow: The admission process under Right to Education (RTE) in Uttar Pradesh will be conducted online from next academic session for easy scaling, improved transparency and better child tracking. Chief minister Akhilesh Yadav has directed the basic education department to introduce the online system, saying it will help in completing the admission process faster. Yadav believes that the online system will help draw more admission forms and more children from...

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No country for a child -Preeti Mehra

-The Hindu Business Line By allowing children to work in family enterprises, amendments to the Child Labour Act have made them more vulnerable to exploitation. Tracking the issue will be more difficult, writes Preeti Mehra When the two houses of Parliament put their stamp on a few amendments to the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act 1986 a couple of months ago, they also signed away the dignity of children and the...

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NLU survey reveals inadequacies in education structure of govt schools

-The Times of India JODHPUR: A survey report prepared by the Legal Help and Awareness Committee of the National Law University (NLU-Jodhpur) has pointed out glaring deficiencies in the government schools' educational framework. The committee surveyed 10 schools each in all the 11 blocks of Jodhpur district in July and found that most of the schools were lacking in basic facilities like water, electricity, cleanliness and staff. Entire logistic support and financial...

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