Private Schools
News  /  Published 07.06.22

West Bengal government mulls panel to regulate private school fees

The state government is planning to constitute a commission to look into complaints against private schools about fee hikes, said an official of the education department. A retired judge is likely to...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 27.05.22

The heat is on

Global warming has impacted our lives in a myriad ways, but no one would have envisaged its fallout on the students of West Bengal. Back at schools and colleges after a two-year Covid hiatus, the stud...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee

India  /  Published 07.05.22

Parental son bias on private schools

Indian parents preferentially enrol their sons over their daughters in private schools, which tend to be expensive but are deemed to offer better-quality education than government schools, the United ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 21.04.22

Few takers: Govt schools

Government schools are doing worse than private schools — in Assam at least. The chief minister of Assam, Himanta Biswa Sarma, prophesied a bleak future for government schools when speaking at D...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 21.02.22

New lesson: education

The news that more children are going to school is most welcome in any Indian state. The government’s role in bringing children from underprivileged households into school and keeping them there...
By The Editorial Board


News  /  Published 03.11.21

FICCI Arise launches White Paper calling for liberalisation of private schools in India

Nearly 50% of the country's children study in private schools...
By Mou Chakraborty

West Bengal  /  Published 27.10.21

Private schools await circular on reopening

Authorities of private schools in Siliguri and in the hills of north Bengal are waiting for an official circular of the state government to decide if they will reopen their institutions, at least for ...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

India  /  Published 27.08.21

Campaign to reopen MP schools

At least 45,000 private schools affiliated to the Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education will stage sit-ins across the state from September 2 to demand reopening of schools for all classes in com...
By PTI in Bhopal

Opinion  /  Published 21.07.21

Budget woes: Budget private schools

Nearly half of India’s children attend private schools — this fact is central to policy and discourse on education in this country. What, however, is often left unsaid is that nearly 70 pe...
By The Editorial Board

Calcutta  /  Published 16.05.21

Fee hike at La Martiniere

The La Martiniere schools have announced a fee hike of up to Rs 50,000 approximately a year over the concession given last year. Hundreds of parents complained it was “an unfair decision”...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


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