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Should Students be Detained?

  “The Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) has decided to constitute a committee to revisit the ‘no detention’ provision under the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act 2009,” says a newspaper report today [The Hindu, June … Continue reading

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Unexamined Life

  An unexamined life may be a worthless life.  The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to do away with examinations altogether in class X from 2013.  The schools will conduct an internal examination.  In other words, almost … Continue reading

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CBSE to go tough on students?

  Faced with criticism from many quarters about its generosity, the Central Boards of Secondary Education (CBSE, India) seems to be making a decision to go tough on its students from the next academic session if a report in The … Continue reading

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Schools without Exams?

India’s Human Resource Development Minister, Mr Kapil Sibal, intends to do away with Board exams in class X. The reason is that the exams are a source of stress to students. Sibal wants to save young students from suicide arising out of exam-related stress. Continue reading

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