Madhya Pradesh government is all set to organize and systematically introduce a five layered grading system to enhance the quality of education and infrastructure to regulate fee structure across all the private schools in the state.
Education Minister Vijay Shah had convened a meeting in Bhopal with top management of Private schools and decided to publicise an ordinance soon for the same.
The structure of education in the state is based on the national pattern. The state government wishes to revise it and regulate the fee structure of the private schools by introducing a system through which a uniform transport fees per KM is charged from all students across the state.
The school education minister had also spread around the word that he was open to meeting parents who had grievances against private school charging huge fees.
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- All school director to fill a form and mention the details about the tuition fees, transport fees, mid day meal charge and the administrative costs incurred by their respective schools.
- An ordinance shall be promulgated to introduce a five layered grading system to enhance education system and regulate fee structures.
- Parents not only opposed the huge fee structure but also raised questions on the quality of education imparted.
- The parent's said that they were forced to send their kids to private schools as no alternatives are available.
- Condition of government schools and the student teacher ratio was a prime matter of concern to the parents.
- "Many private schools who ply Air Conditioned buses, have Global Positioning System installed and have special attendants in their buses, however, opposed this proposed change but the minister managed to have his way," he said.
- "The condition of government schools and the student teacher ratio over there is such that no one really wants to risk the child's future," a visibly annoyed parent outside the meeting venue told India today.