On the flip side, many schools have welcomed the HC’s move as now they can find sufficient takers for the vacant seats. Earlier, the education department had clearly stated that if the RTE seats fail to be filled, they would remain vacant throughout the year.
The CCE was implemented in 500 government primary and upper primary schools across Haryana. The program aimed to quantify the overall impact of CCE and NGO Pratham’s Learning Enhancement Program (LEP) that fetched teachers with the “right tools and space” to reach out to individual students based on their competency level.
According to Mohammad Mohsin, the Commissioner for Public Instruction, an amendment would pave the way for more clarity to the Act and at the same time improve its accountability.
In a move by the HRD minister to facilitate the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education in 2009, the Act provided for free elementary education in both government and private unaided schools. However, the private unaided schools have gone through a phase of almost ‘zero admission’ since 2009. The CBSE and ICSE affiliated schools have also been asked to reserve 25 per cent of their seats for the weaker sections of the society.
The decision was taken by CBSE as a special case so as to save the concerned students from losing on a year. As per the circular released on the official site the students who could not score well in the exams of SA II in April which ultimately affected their year-end results would get a third chance by July.
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