India became one of countries to make education a fundamental right of every child when the Act came into force on 1 April The Act makes education a fundamental right of every child between the ages of 6 and 14 and specifies minimum norms in elementary schools. Kids are admitted in to private schools based on economic status or caste based reservations.
This is was a historic day for the people of India as from this day the right to education will be accorded the same legal status as the right to life as provided by Article 21A of the Indian Constitution.
Any cost that prevents a child from accessing school will be borne by the State which shall have the responsibility of enrolling the child as well as ensuring attendance and completion of 8 years of schooling.
No child shall be denied admission for want of documents; no child shall be turned away if the admission cycle in the school is over and no child shall be asked to take an admission test. Children with disabilities will also be educated in the mainstream schools. No seats in this quota can be left vacant.
These children will be treated on par with all the other children in the school and subsidized by the State at the rate of average per learner costs in the government schools unless the per learner costs in the private school are lower.
All schools will have to prescribe to norms and standards laid out in the Act and no school that does not fulfill these standards within 3 years will be allowed to function.
All private schools will have to apply for recognition, failing which they will be penalized to the tune of Rs 1 lakh and if they still continue to function will be liable to pay Rs 10, per day as fine. Norms and standards of teacher qualification and training are also being laid down by an Academic Authority.
Teachers in all schools will have to subscribe to these norms within 5 years. NCPCR welcomes the formal notification of this Act and looks forward to playing an active role in ensuring its successful implementation. NCPCR also invites all civil society groups, students, teachers, administrators, artists, writers, government personnel, legislators, members of the judiciary and all other stakeholders to join hands and work together to build a movement to ensure that every child of this country is in school and enabled to get at least 8 years of quality education.
And rights in Chapter 4 are not enforceable. For the first time in the history of India we have made this right enforceable by putting it in Chapter 3 of the Constitution as Article This entitles children to have the right to education enforced as a fundamental right.Pune: As per the Right to Education Act, , the state education department approved to bring Class I to Class V under the primary education system.
The right to education has been reaffirmed in the UNESCO Convention against Discrimination in Education, the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities,g and .
The Right to Education Act (RTE), is undoubtedly one of the landmark regulations in the education sector in India, aimed at providing momentum to India’s vision of making.
The Constitution of India added the Article A, The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act, , to provide free and compulsory education of all children between the ages of six to fourteen years. Right to Education.
The Constitution (Eighty-sixth Amendment) Act, inserted Article A in the Constitution of India to provide free and compulsory education of all children in the age group of six to fourteen years as a Fundamental Right in such a manner as the State may, by law, determine.
The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act or Right to Education Act (RTE), is an Act of the Parliament of India enacted on 4 August , which describes the modalities of the importance of free and compulsory education for children between 6 and 14 in India under Article 21a of the Indian Constitution.