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Information regarding learning outcomes of children studying under RTE section 12(1)(c)

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Government level: Bihar (India)
Addressed to: Public Information Officer
Shiksha Bhawan, Rashtrabhasha Parishad Campus, Saidpur Rajendra Nagar, Patna, BR 800004
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As per the Right to Education Act (RTE), 2009, a school -

Section 12.(1) (b) Specified in sub-clause (ii) of clause (n) of section 2 shall provide free and compulsory elementary education to such proportion of children admitted therein as its annual recurring aid or grants so received bears to its annual recurring expenses, subject to a minimum of twenty-five per cent;

Section 12.(1) (c) Specified in sub-clauses (iii) and (iv) of clause (n) of section 2 shall admit in class I, to the extent of at least twenty-five percent of the strength of that class, children belonging to weaker section and disadvantaged group in the neighbourhood and provide free and compulsory elementary education till its completion: Provided further that where a school specified in clause (n) of section 2 imparts pre-school education, the provisions of clauses (a) to (c) shall apply for admission to such pre-school education."

1. Mention if there is any mechanism in place to track learning levels of children admitted under section 12(1)(c) of the RTE Act. Provide the details of such mechanism along and the relevant documents available.

2. Provide district-wise data of learning outcomes tracked for children admitted under section 12(1)(c) of the RTE Act, along with the class-wise average score of students admitted under Section 12(1)(c) in each district.

3. Mention the steps taken or are currently being taken, along with copies of relevant documents, by the government to monitor and improve learning levels of children admitted under Section 12(1)(c) of the RTE Act. Provide all relevant reports, documents, minutes of the meetings, etc in this regard. 

Provide hard copies, electronic copies where available in a CD/DVD, of relevant records, documents, memos, emails, opinions, advice, reports, samples, models file-notings, legal or other opinions obtained by Public authorities, pertaining to the information sought above in English if possible.

The applicant requests the PIO, if possible, to NOT send this RTI below the State level or below the district level, unless it is absolutely necessary.