Will Seek Implementation Of Report On Excess School Fee: Delhi High Court

Will Seek Implementation Of Report On Excess School Fee: Delhi High Court

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court today said it will seek implementation of the recommendations of a panel set up by it to look into the excess fees charged by private schools here on the pretext of implementing the 6th Pay Commission. A bench of Justices Siddharth Mridul and Najmi Waziri also said that the schools could not have recovered from the students by way of fees more than what was required to be defrayed to teachers under the 6th Pay Commission (6PC). It made the observations while hearing a…

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Students seek social protection after TISS cancels scholarship

Students seek social protection after TISS cancels scholarship

Students at Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) have decided to move the in-house social protection office (SPO) after the institute decided to scrap the educational assistance provided to students from socially backward categories. The SPO is responsible to ensure that measures taken to benefit students are implemented properly. The move came after TISS issued a clarification following an uproar from students. The clarification said that the institute would provide assistance to the students from scheduled caste (SC), scheduled tribe (ST) and other backward category (OBC) students who are eligible…

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Private schools seek financial aid

Private schools seek financial aid

ONGOLE: The Andhra Pradesh Unaided School Managements’ Association on Friday urged the State government to provide a hand-holding support to them so as to offer better education to students. APUSM State president A. Krishna Reddy told a press conference here after its general body meeting that even as the student strength in the State-run educational institutions kept declining over a period, private schools provided quality education to students. Pressing for financial assistance to private schools, APUSM State general secretary G. Pullaih objected to the new fire safety regulations which made…

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Liberal arts schools seek collaboration in digital learning space

Liberal arts schools seek collaboration in digital learning space

Dive Brief: Campus Technology profiles the annual Future Trends Forum video chat, during which leaders from several liberal arts colleges detailed the efforts to combine on distance learning technology and innovation in 21st century teaching. Some schools discussed the difficulty of collaborating on EdX platforms, as varying campuses held contracts at different times and resource challenges prohibit flexibility to expand program offerings. Some attendees discussed the value of the Liberal Arts Consortium for Online Learning, which has helped member schools to redesign core curriculum courses for online learning and standardizes…

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