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Long wait for 2nd round compels RTE parents to be 'okay' with fees

DNAHM122128 | 7/12/2018 | Author : Tanushree Bhatia | WC :375 | Education & Careers



Disappointed with the state machinery over poor implementation of the Right to Education (RTE) Act and no clarity on the second round of admissions, parents have now started admitting their children by paying fees, out of the fear of losing out on a year.
Admissions under the RTE Act have been in a limbo this year with 30,000 seats remaining vacant in the state and although a number of petitions have been filed in the High Court. While the second round of admissions was scheduled to begin from May 29, the same remains postponed till date, even as schools are set to complete a month of the new academic session.
Yusufbhai Shaikh, a resident of Juhapura who works as a daily wage labourer, has tried to play safe. Disappointed w
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