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North East

Meghalaya has more schools, teachers than other NE states: CM

Shillong, May 16: Meghalaya has close to 14,000 schools and over 55,000 teachers, significantly higher than other small states in the Northeast region, Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma said on Tuesday. The state incurs an annual expenditure of almost Rs 2,200 crore for these institutions, the chief minister said while addressing the centenary celebration of Jaiaw Presbyterian Higher Secondary School here. According to Sangma, the expenditure is not enough and Meghalaya needs to strive harder to be among the top-performing states in the country’s education sector. He announced that an...
Nagaland News

Caution notice to schools

Dimapur, February 15: The Department of School Education has informed that an organisation with an email ID of '' is...
North East

Over 6,000 Myanmarese children studying in Mizoram schools: Official

Aizawl, September 29: More than 6,000 Myanmarese children, who have taken refuge in Mizoram along with their parents following a military coup in the neighbouring country last year, have been enrolled in various schools across the state, an official said. There is no concrete law prohibiting the Myanmarese children from enrolling in Mizoram schools but they could not be officially treated as 'refugee students' as the Centre did grant refugee status to them, School Education Department Director Dr H Lalthlangliana said. Of the 6,195 such children, 5,221 were enrolled in...
North East

Lack of teachers, poor infrastructure force kids in Assam ‘char’ to opt for madrasas over formal schools

Darogar Alga (Assam), September 11: Villagers in Darogar Alga char in Assam, now in news over tearing down of a madrasa, said they chose the religious seminaries over formal schooling as the quality of education in single-teacher lower primary institutions here was doubtful. Lack of teachers and multi-tasking by educators, who also double up as mid-day meal providers, meant that actual hours spent teaching children were few, if any. Uzir Jamal, a 62-year-old resident of the village, said the poor infrastructure of the government-run schools compelled parents to transfer their...
North East

Assam Government shuts 34 schools after all students fail Class 10 Board exams

Guwahati, August 25: The Assam government has decided to shut down 34 government-run schools in the state after none of their students passed this year's High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) or Class 10 examinations. According to the Assam Secondary Education Department, more than 500 students from these schools appeared in the HSLC examination this year conducted by the Board of Secondary Education Assam (SEBA), but none of them passed the examination. Ranoj Pegu, Assam Education Minister said that it is meaningless to spend taxpayer money on these schools with zero...
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