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Karnataka: Govt acknowledges problems of private schools

September 11, 2020

Education Minister S Suresh Kumar raised an issue regarding the problems of the teaching fraternity working at various private unaided schools while addressing teachers at the state-level Teachers’ Day celebrations, organised by the State Department of Primary and Secondary Education.

Kumar said, “More than 3.5 lakh teachers from unaided schools are in crisis due to Covid-19. The state government is trying its best to help them in whichever way possible.”

The Minister also promised the Chief Minister Yediyurappa that not a single kid will be left out of school or the education system.

Meanwhile, the CM appreciated the efforts of the department in the successful conduct of SSLC exams even during the pandemic situation. He said, “It is indeed the greatest achievement of the department that it conducted the SSLC exams during the pandemic without any hurdles.” He also expressed happiness on the Vidyagama programme stating that, “The scheme has even been appreciated by the Union government.”

Regarding the increase in enrollment rate of students at the government schools, Yediyurappa said, “It is a proud moment for the department and reflects upon the state government’s effort to strengthen the school system especially in providing a child-friendly environment.”

Source: Deccan Herald

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