Right to education

2nd July 2010 at 01:00

New, clearer guidelines are to be drawn up for the approval and setting up of unaided private schools in India. Officials said the setting up of the committee was the first step towards implementing the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act 2009. The legislation gives a legal right to education for all six to 14-year-olds for the first time.

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