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Parliament passes Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Amendment) Bill, 2018

Parliament has passed the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Amendment) Bill, 2018, with the Rajya Sabha approving it on 3rd January 2019. The bill seeks to amend a law to abolish the ‘no detention policy’ till Class VIII by enabling state governments to allow schools to fail students. The Lok Sabha had ..

Parliament passes a Bill that makes children with disabilities eligible for free and compulsory education

Parliament passed a Bill that will make children with disabilities eligible for free and compulsory education under the RTE (Right to Education) Act in all schools. The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Amendment) Bill, passed by the Rajya Sabha on April 24, 2012 also exempts Madarsas and Vedic Pathshalas, which impart religious ..