In a developing country like India, a majority of the population is illiterate and living far below the poverty line. Inevitably, the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009, was enforced by the Indian government to regulate the education of children. Children related laws and issues are of considerable interest to the government and the judiciary. Under the Indian laws, every child is guaranteed, the right to admission, education and the right to not be expelled from a school.
Kerala, the land of lush backwaters and high literacy rate, figures in the news, this time, for its ‘bold moves’ in the field of education. The state boasts a literacy rate of 90.92 percent and a dropout rate of 0.83 percent. Socially relevant, the next three stories reflect well on Kerala. One by one, lets understand how the right to education is translated into initiatives by the government of Kerala.
On 1st April, 2010, the Government of India established a historic law, termed as the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act. Right to Education is now a fundamental right in India. As its name suggests, the purpose of this Act is to ensure that free and compulsory education is imparted to all children who are within the age group spanning 6-14 years.
Delhi’s school education is expensive and parents know exactly how expensive it gets each year. Right from nursery admission, Delhi is a competitive educational hub for parents and teachers, all of whom scan the Delhi school list to touch down on the best option. Top schools of Delhi are sure to welcome the latest developments that took place on 19th February 2010.