Govt decides to put govt schools first under RTE

  • | Wednesday | 5th December, 2018

Till date, Karnataka had allowed parents to admit children in private schools despite having government schools in the same neighbourhood. “It means we have lost so many students to private schools, who otherwise would have studied in our schools. BENGALURU: The state cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval to amend the Right to Education ( RTE ) Act to ensure primacy of enrolment in government schools of Karnataka Emulating models of neighbouring states like Kerala and Tamil Nadu , the state government plans to amend the Act allowing parents to enrol children in private schools only if there are no government schools in the vicinity. The Act defines vicinity as a radius of 1km.Briefing mediapersons after the cabinet meeting, state minister for law Krishna Byregowda said: “The primary intention of RTE is to provide education to all class of students. We want to promote government schools.”

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