Jharkhand  /  Published 21.07.20

Schools: parents' no to reopening

The safety and sanitisation of school buildings and the ability of teachers to help children maintain social distancing norms are on the minds of parents as coronavirus cases increase, and apprehensio...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

World  /  Published 20.07.20

Kids spread virus like adults: Survey

In the heated debate over reopening schools, one burning question has been whether and how efficiently children can spread the virus to others. A large new study from South Korea offers an answer: Ch...
By Apoorva Mandavilli in New York

World  /  Published 13.07.20

Schools: no data on classroom spread

As school districts across the US consider whether and how to restart in-person classes, their challenge is complicated by a pair of fundamental uncertainties: No nation has tried to send children bac...
By Pam Belluck, Apoorva Mandavilli and Benedict Carey in New York

Calcutta  /  Published 07.07.20

Schools launch parents' helpline

A school has started a helpline for parents to “cope with the difficult circumstances” and manage their children, many of whom have become unruly and defiant after being cooped up indoors ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.07.20

Schools told to scrap attendance awards

The state government has asked schools in Jharkhand to do away with awards for students with 100 per cent attendance in a bid to discourage those who are unwell from attending classes, officials of th...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


Jharkhand  /  Published 04.07.20

Govt schools launch virtual platforms

The world has moved on towards the virtual platform and government schools, even with minimum resources, are trying their best to be on a par with their private counterparts, especially when it comes ...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.07.20

JAC class X results this week

  Jharkhand Academic Council (JAC) is likely to declare results for class 10 board exams this week, officials from the council said on Thursday, adding that the evaluation process had been compl...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.07.20

Jharkhand education minister rues lack of headmasters

State education minister Jagannath Mahto admitted to a lamentable dearth of headmasters and the scenario in government schools across the state, during a meeting with teachers in an open field of Gove...
By Our Correspondent in Bokaro

Calcutta  /  Published 30.06.20

Teachers in schools to take online classes

Several schools have opened their campuses to help teachers hold online classes from schools. Teachers have the option of using the school infrastructure —Wi-Fi-enabled classrooms, white boards...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.06.20

How some schools are cutting costs

A number of city schools are trying to cut costs to remain financially viable at a time when they are not getting fees and finding it increasingly difficult to raise funds for additional expenditure. ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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