The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the various provisions of the Right to Education Act, 2009.
The apex court ruled that the RTE Act would apply to all categories of public and private schools except unaided minority schools.The SC judgement makes it clear that all schools will have to keep aside 25% of seats for poor children. These students will be guaranteed free education from class I till they reach the age of 14. The apex court also said that the RTE Act would not apply to boarding schools.
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