Pupils at London school asked to clean their classroom as cuts bite

Pupils at London school asked to clean their classroom as cuts bite

A cash-strapped primary school is asking pupils to vacuum classrooms at the end of the day because it cannot afford to replace the cleaner, while the headteacher’s husband is doing the plumbing for free. In a stark example of how the government’s funding cuts are hitting schools across the country, Furzedown primary school, in the London borough of Wandsworth, has been forced to make cutbacks to try to balance the books. It is one of thousands of schools struggling to make ends meet during the funding crisis. Thousands of parents,…

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Bihar training branch initiates ‘Operation clean Up’

Bihar training branch initiates ‘Operation clean Up’

PATNA: In the wake of raging intermediate toppers scandal, Bihar’s Education department has taken up the ‘Operation Clean up’ initiative as part of grand secular alliance government’s agenda to provide “quality education” in the state. “We (department) will be initiating ‘Operation clean up’ in order to maintain the standard of education in the state… We have received complaints regarding (private) B.Ed colleges with regard to their functioning. All the 228 B.Ed colleges will be p initiating ‘Operation clean up’ in order to maintain the standard of education in the state… We…

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