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Schools in Uttarakhand ordered to charge only tuition fees for lockdown period

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 23, 2021 08:09 AM IST
Students of other classes who are still being taught online have to pay only the tuition fees, it said.
Parents holding protest against School fee during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown in Patiala on Thursday, June 4, 2020. (Photo by Bharat Bhushan Hindustan Times)
Parents holding protest against School fee during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown in Patiala on Thursday, June 4, 2020. (Photo by Bharat Bhushan Hindustan Times)

Will look into issue of schools charging fees during pandemic: Bihar govt

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 16, 2021 04:42 PM IST
The Bihar government said on Tuesday that it will look into the issue of private schools charging tuition fees during the COVID-19 pandemic and take appropriate action.
In some areas of the district school fees had been exempted due to efforts of the DM.
In some areas of the district school fees had been exempted due to efforts of the DM.

25,000 private school teachers, others to protest 30% fee cut in Karnataka

By Arun Dev
PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2021 01:34 PM IST
  • As Karnataka government has decided not to reverse its decision to impose a 30% cut on tuition fees, more than 25,000 teachers, non-teaching staff and management members from several private schools in the state will take out a rally in Bengaluru on Tuesday.
Parents from across the state have written to the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) over issues pertaining to private schools in the state. (Representative image)(Sunil Ghosh/HT)
Parents from across the state have written to the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) over issues pertaining to private schools in the state. (Representative image)(Sunil Ghosh/HT)

Maharashtra parents write to NCPCR over fee concerns

By Ankita Bhatkhande
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 08:08 PM IST
  • Parents from across the state have written to the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) over issues pertaining to private schools in the state.
The schoolboy was among four people arrested for robbing an employee of a cash management company at gunpoint .(Representational Photo)
The schoolboy was among four people arrested for robbing an employee of a cash management company at gunpoint .(Representational Photo)

Pandemic blues: Man gets pay cut, son robs to pay school fees

Hindustan Times, Rudrapur | By Mohan Rajput
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2021 12:18 AM IST
Police said the boy claimed that his father salary cut made it impossible for him to pay his school fees.
Former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah.(PTI file)
Former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah.(PTI file)

Siddaramaiah accuses Karnataka govt of being hand-in-glove with private schools

Bengaluru | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2020 05:07 PM IST
In a series of tweets, the Congress leader slammed Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa and Primary and Secondary Education Minister S Suresh Kumar for allegedly not having control over private education institutions.
Odisha High Court.(HT file)
Odisha High Court.(HT file)

School fees in Odisha likely to be reduced as govt submits proposal to High Court

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty
PUBLISHED ON SEP 30, 2020 09:44 AM IST
The recommendation of the committee came following a suggestion by Odisha High Court early this month asking the secretary of state school and mass education department to convene a joint meeting of representatives of parents, teachers and private school and resolve the fee hike issue.
Members of private school bodies at a meeting in Ambala.(HT Photo)
Members of private school bodies at a meeting in Ambala.(HT Photo)

Private schools in Ambala want free Covid tests for teachers

Hindustan Times, Ambala | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 29, 2020 11:30 PM IST
The education department takes care of testing of teachers of government schools, but private institutes have to manage on their own
Calcutta High Court.(File photo)
Calcutta High Court.(File photo)

Fee hike case: School cites govt circular, urges Calcutta HC not to pass any order

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON SEP 29, 2020 08:52 AM IST
A government circular of July 20 addressed to the heads of all schools concerned on fees chargeable from the students for the academic session 2020-21 was placed before the division bench hearing the matter.
(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Private company promises parents fees discount, alert parents raise red flag

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Ankita Bhatkhande
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2020 08:19 PM IST
Several parents from private schools across the city are planning to write to the state education department complaining against a private company for offering them “discounts” on school fees.

Private schools defying Delhi govt’s orders, barring students from online classes over fee

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Fareeha Iftikhar
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2020 11:17 AM IST
Some schools have already struck off the names of students from online classes while others are issuing notices, warning that the children would be barred if they don’t pay fees, many parents have complained.
Indefinite hunger strike of Ghaziabad Parents entered fifth day on Sunday.(ANI)
Indefinite hunger strike of Ghaziabad Parents entered fifth day on Sunday.(ANI)

Parents strike over school fee in Ghaziabad enters fifth day

Ghaziabad | By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2020 03:41 PM IST
Earlier, the agitated protesters complained that the District Inspector of Schools (DIOS) is not taking any action regarding the same.
Shyam Pachauri, President, UP CBSE Manager Association.(ANI)
Shyam Pachauri, President, UP CBSE Manager Association.(ANI)

UP school managers association members urge parents to pay education fee

Lucknow | By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON SEP 03, 2020 12:31 PM IST
CBSE School Managers Association spokesperson Murlidhar said they “have waived about Rs 10,000 crore additional fees for 6 months”.
Every stakeholder should have a say in the decision to reopen schools, it should not be made or influenced by a minority.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Every stakeholder should have a say in the decision to reopen schools, it should not be made or influenced by a minority.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Guest column: To open or not to open schools? The dilemma of parents during a pandemic

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Poonamjot Kaur Sidhu
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2020 10:20 PM IST
When we as parents of private school going pupils protest the opening of schools, we are depicting a myopic view. We are focused inwardly, not reflecting on the implications of this closure on a larger segment rapidly running out of options
(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Unaided private schools in UP announces upto 20% fee concession

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 31, 2020 06:46 PM IST
Unaided Private Schools’ Association, Uttar Pradesh, on Friday announced relief for parents, whose income was hit during the lockdown period, by giving upto 20 concession to their wards amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Representational image.(File photo)
Representational image.(File photo)

Govt resolution on private school fees struck down by Gujarat High Court

Ahmedabad | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON JUL 31, 2020 04:35 PM IST
The GR by the state education department was issued on July 16, and it was challenged in HC by Federation of Self Financed Schools, which claimed they were conducting online classes since June and staff and teachers’ salaries had to be paid.
Representational image. (HT file)
Representational image. (HT file)

Amid financial crises, admission withdrawals in many low-cost private schools, fewer enrolments in entry-level classes

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Fareeha Iftikhar
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2020 05:52 PM IST
A majority of these private schools are low-cost ones charging monthly tuition fees between 600 and 1,300 per student and catering to the children of lower-middle-class families.
(ANI)
(ANI)

This couple who runs school in Mumbai waive fees, distribute food during Covid-19

Mumbai | By Asian News International| Posted by Nandini
PUBLISHED ON JUL 25, 2020 11:19 AM IST
Residents of the Malwani said the couple had started this small school 10 years ago and had more than 300 student from Classes 1 to 10. Most of the students are from the densely populated slum area of Ambojwadi.
Dadarao Rasal, an auto driver from Aundh gaon started selling vegetable as he was unable to make profit driving an auto.(Milind Saurkar/HT Photo)
Dadarao Rasal, an auto driver from Aundh gaon started selling vegetable as he was unable to make profit driving an auto.(Milind Saurkar/HT Photo)

Covid impact: Restaurateur, auto driver turn vegetable vendors

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Jigar Hindocha
PUBLISHED ON JUL 12, 2020 04:29 PM IST
Following Khatmode, a couple of his restaurant owner friends switched their profession too.
Representational image.(HT file)
Representational image.(HT file)

Parents in Rajasthan unhappy with govt order deferring school fees

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 08, 2020 07:28 PM IST
The parents’ forum has expressed dissatisfaction with the government order saying the fees should be waived and not merely deferred.
Supreme Court.(HT file)
Supreme Court.(HT file)

Plea in SC seeks waiver or maximum relief in school fee for period of Covid-19 lockdown

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON JUL 02, 2020 08:46 PM IST
The plea has alleged that private school administrations have been demanding fee and other charges without rendering any services and the authorities have not taken any action against the “illegal demands” despite protests by parents and student in various part of India.
Representational image. (HT file)
Representational image. (HT file)

Telangana private school teachers hold demo seeking wages, govt help

Hyderabad | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON JUL 02, 2020 04:23 PM IST
Telangana Private Teachers’ Forum president Sheik Shabbir Ali said his outfit organised demonstrations outside offices of district Collectors in the state on Wednesday, urging the state government to come to their rescue.
Supreme Court of India.(HT file)
Supreme Court of India.(HT file)

New petition in SC seeks moratorium on school fees

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Abraham Thomas
PUBLISHED ON JUN 30, 2020 09:38 PM IST
The petition by a group of ten parents from Delhi, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Odisha, and Uttarakhand has also demanded facilities to be provided for socially and economically backward students to cope up with the online classes till the lockdown is in force.
“Guardians are not in a position to pay full fees due to the economic hardships caused by the lockdown,” convenor of United Guardians’ Association, Supriyo Bhattacharya said.(File photo)
“Guardians are not in a position to pay full fees due to the economic hardships caused by the lockdown,” convenor of United Guardians’ Association, Supriyo Bhattacharya said.(File photo)

Guardians protest in Kolkata, demand school fee waiver

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Prashasti Singh
PUBLISHED ON JUN 25, 2020 01:38 PM IST
Around 100 parents, under the banner of the United Guardians’ Association, staged the demonstration at College Square on Wednesday.
The MCD teachers association has warned the government of going on indefinite strike against the non-payment of salaries immediately after the lockdown is lifted.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
The MCD teachers association has warned the government of going on indefinite strike against the non-payment of salaries immediately after the lockdown is lifted.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

8,000 north MCD teachers on Covid-19 duty not paid salary for three months

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Fareeha Iftikhar
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2020 12:39 AM IST
A 35-year-old teacher working at a school in Budh Vihar said he is unable to even purchase groceries and shops are refusing to give items on credit.
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HT Image

Will act against schools not following fee collection norms: Chandigarh admn to HC

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2020 11:56 PM IST
The UT administration and 77 private schools have been at loggerheads over the issue after schools were barred in March from collecting fees for the 2020-21 session in view of the Covid-19 outbreak
Representational image.(HT file)
Representational image.(HT file)

Private schools in Mizoram to charge only 50 per cent fees during lockdown

Aizawl | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 05, 2020 08:22 PM IST
The decision was taken at a meeting attended by officials of the education department, students’ bodies, Mizoram Independent School Association (MISA), and other stakeholders, he said.
Gurugram Police personnel screen commuters at the Delhi Gurugram Border (Sirhaul border) on NH 48 during lockdown in the wake of coronavirus, in Gurugram.
Gurugram Police personnel screen commuters at the Delhi Gurugram Border (Sirhaul border) on NH 48 during lockdown in the wake of coronavirus, in Gurugram.

Over 100 executives of private companies stopped at the border

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Leena Dhankhar
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2020 04:23 AM IST
A number of executives said that they were from the finance department and salary section of the human resources department and were on their way to process salaries.
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HT Image

Unable to pay salaries, Panchkula schools call for govt to review mandate on fees

Hindustan Times, | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 27, 2020 10:23 PM IST
Panchkula Public Schools Association has said that schools had made all efforts to conduct online classes for students, but they should not be made to bear unsustainable losses
In a major relief to parents, deputy chief minister Dinesh Sharma on Monday directed all private schools across Uttar Pradesh not to hike fees in this academic session in view of the lockdown.(Sourced)
In a major relief to parents, deputy chief minister Dinesh Sharma on Monday directed all private schools across Uttar Pradesh not to hike fees in this academic session in view of the lockdown.(Sourced)

No hike in school fees this year, says UP deputy CM Dinesh Sharma

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Rajeev Mullick
UPDATED ON APR 27, 2020 08:29 PM IST
In a major relief to parents, deputy chief minister Dinesh Sharma on Monday directed all private schools across Uttar Pradesh not to hike fees in this academic session in view of the lockdown.
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