In this post, we look at how the policy of the Bharatiya Janata Party and its predecessor organization - the Bharatiya Jana Sangh - has evolved over the years with respect to the administration and management of educational institutions. These stances of the party have been sourced from the publicly available policy documents and manifestos.... Continue Reading →
The Basis for No-detention in RTE?
The RTE Act mandates 'no-detention' policy for all students up to Grade 8. This policy is also known as the 'social promotion' policy as against 'grade-retention' followed otherwise. A brief description of the two are as follows. Social Promotion: is the practice of promoting a student (usually a general education student, rather than a special education... Continue Reading →