School Fees
India  /  Published 06.01.21

Student suicide over school fee

A 16-year-old Dalit girl in Uttar Pradesh died by suicide after being allegedly disallowed from writing her exam as her labourer father, who has had hardly any work during the pandemic, failed to depo...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Calcutta  /  Published 08.12.20

Beyond waivers, untold school aid

Many schools are locked in a tussle with parents over payment of fees during the pandemic, but some have also extended waivers that go beyond the court order. Schools have had to extend this help hav...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 04.12.20

Dues deny waiver at South Point

South Point school sent a notice to parents on Thursday telling them that those who had not cleared their fee dues by the November 30 deadline set by Calcutta High Court cannot avail of the waivers of...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 27.11.20

Parents thanked for paying full fees

A school on the northern fringes of the city has sent out letters of appreciation to the parents who have not availed themselves of the fee waiver scheme. As many as 400 of the 1,600-odd parents of t...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 17.11.20

SC on school fees waiver

The Supreme Court on Monday extended its October 28 interim order by which it had declined to interfere with the Calcutta High Court directions to private schools in Bengal to waive 20 per cent of the...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


Calcutta  /  Published 11.11.20

Schools send pay-up mail

The La Martiniere schools have started writing to parents who have not paid fees of their children to clear the dues by the end of November, failing which the students may not be allowed to attend cla...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.11.20

Schools bank on parents to bail them out

Several city schools have pinned their hopes on some parents “to rise to the occasion” and bail them out from financial difficulty by not seeking waivers. There are some parents whose inc...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 01.11.20

Finance worries for education stakeholders

Several city schools have communicated to parents the revised fee structure, complying with the directions of Calcutta High Court. The revision, though, is subject to the final outcome of the special...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 31.10.20

Loreto: lookout for teachers

By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.10.20

Schools come up with revised fees

Schools are calculating what fees they can charge after the Supreme Court on Wednesday declined to immediately interfere with Calcutta High Court’s order to waive 20 per cent of tuition fees and...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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