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CBSE shows discontent over increasing number of complaints against schools

CBSE is discontented over increasing number of complaints aligned with its affiliated schools.

Jul 31, 2014 14:56 IST
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CBSE is discontented over increasing number of complaints aligned with its affiliated schools. The board is agitated and has reminded its affiliated schools that they need to gear up before the commencement of the current academic session to make sure contravention of bye-laws of the board did not crop up.

Joseph Emmanuel, the secretary of Board wrote to CBSE affiliated schools saying vigilant attention of management & heads of schools is implored towards each one of the concerns as the parents, students, society as well as the local community take note of incongruities and descends on the part of the school & bringing it to the notice of CBSE board.

The board has stated that its schools are not sticking to the provisions laid down & agreed upon when affiliation was approved. The secretary of Board wrote adherence of different provisions of affiliation bye-laws is the major accountability of every CBSE affiliated school.

In recent days depictions against schools for infringement of provisions of Affiliation Bye-Laws for instance nonpayment of salaries & permissible allowances to the staff, charging fees not corresponding with the services, adopting bigoted practices in admission of students, not offering conveniences for the physically challenged, deteriorating to prohibit corporal punishment, not dealing with cases of sexual harassment at workplace, use of commercialization and other practices ascending.

Schools are receiving maximum complaint regarding charge of excessive fees. The board admits the fact saying that the fees must be proportional to the facilities provided by the schools. Secondly, the board says that any franchise school making payment on the use of school name or logo would be termed as commercialization of institution. Schools need to provide an affidavit that they have not entered into any such agreement. CBSE has sustained that it will take severe action, including monetary fine against erring schools.

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