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Minority schools 'shut' RTE door

DNAHM127901 | 5/9/2019 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :616 | Education & Careers

Parents left in lurch after they chose these schools despite education officials warning

Two days after the state government declared the first round of admissions under Right to Education (RTE) Act open, hopeful parents were dejected by some of the schools. Those who chose minority schools as their preferred schools were denied admission as the case pertaining to their exemption is pending in the Supreme Court. When state government officials were informed about the matter, they said that the parents were already informed that choosing those schools would be at their own risk as the matter is still sub judice.
The government has this year marked 143 minority schools in red, cautioning applicants to choose these at their own risk. Minority schools across the state have challenged the 25% admission rule under the RTE Ac
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