India  /  Published 28.07.21

Parents: No school till kids get jabbed

Nearly 48 per cent parents are not willing to send their children to schools till they are vaccinated against the novel coronavirus infection, says a new survey. The survey conducted with over 32,000...
By Our bureau and PTI in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 27.07.21

ISC maths: no 100 scorers

Several schools reported that no student had scored 100 per cent in ISC (Class XII) maths unlike other years. Some said the highest in the subject had gone down, too, making them believe that the abse...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

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

India  /  Published 20.07.21

Reopening primary schools first better: ICMR chief

Once India starts reopening schools, it will be wise to begin with the primary section as children have a lower number of ace receptors to which virus attaches, making them much better at handling vir...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 16.07.21

ABP initiative gives parents choice on schools

Over 50,000 school applications, including those from overseas, have been processed in the last two years through an online platform that gives parents the choice and convenience to pick their preferr...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


India  /  Published 15.07.21

Delhi: Schools won't reopen now

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Thursday ruled out any plans for the reopening of schools in the national capital for now. "Like we are seeing trends internationally that there will be a th...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 14.07.21

Bengal: Girls exceed boys in schools

Girl students enrolled from pre-primary to class 12 in West Bengal schools have outnumbered boys, according to a central government survey. The dropout rate among girls is also lower than the boys in...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

India  /  Published 11.07.21

Delhi: Curbs on schools relaxed

Auditoriums and assembly halls in Delhi schools will be allowed to be used for training and meeting purposes but physical teaching and learning will continue to remain suspended, stated a Delhi Disast...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 07.07.21

Yaas, Covid pose hurdle to schoolkid bank details

An association of heads of higher secondary schools in Bengal has requested the state government to extend the deadline of uploading bank account details of over 8 lakh students of Class XII as many d...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 04.07.21

Lessons of loss: school closures

The pandemic forced the world to pause. In spite of sporadic sputters of a return to ‘normal’ life, no one is quite sure when the world will be fully functional again. Whenever that happen...
By The Editorial Board


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