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Charge a reasonable fee for online classes: Gujarat High Court

Court asks schools to avoid overhead costs like transportation, recreation and others Take up a non-profit outlook for sometime Offer easy payment and installment options for fee  A bench of the Gujarat High Court in a detailed order said private schools in the state can charge a reasonable tuition fee from students. It had earlier...

Private schools act on threat, stop online class

Private schools in Gujarat suspended their online classes for students from Thursday onwards. It is not clear when the classes will be resumed. The school association had on Wednesday itself said that it will be ending online classes from Thursday onwards. This is in protest against the education department’s order that asked private schools not...

Schools cannot charge tuition fee: Gujarat Education Department

The education department in Gujarat has decided that schools cannot charge tuition fees from students for the period they remained closed. The period includes the time the schools remained shut up to the time they reopened and began functioning. The education department in a release said that self-financed schools also cannot increase the fee on...

State edu dept mulls opening schools post Aug 15, final decision rests on how COVID-19 pans out

Schools in the state may reopen post August 15 onwards as the state education department works towards ensuring the same. As per media reports, the state is still in a dilemma as to whether to open schools or not. This is because Gujarat has been reporting a consistently high number of COVID-19 cases since the...