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Campaign Update from Delhi

December 2008

New Initiative: Action for School Admission Reforms (ASAR)

School Choice Campaign and www.nurseryadmissions.com have joined hands to provide all the parents seeking admission for their ward in pre-primary schools in Delhi and NCR with a platform to register a complaint, even anonymously, against any school violating the rules that govern the process of nursery admission.

Parents can call or send an email to file a complaint. All these complaints will be forwarded to the Directorate of Education, Delhi for necessary action.

November 2008

Panel discussion on Quality Education for All: Choice and Competition at the South Asia Youth Summit (SAYS)

SCC partnered with Liberal Youth South Asia (LYSA) to conduct the South Asia Youth Summit (SAYS) at the Constitution Club, New Delhi on the 24 and 25 November 2008. The Summit provided a platform for youth in the age group of 18-30 from various South Asian countries to interact, debate and understand the common issues confronting the region from a liberal perspective.

School Choice Campaign team conducted a 90 minute panel discussion on Quality Education for All: Choice and Competition. Professor P. V. Indiresan, Former Director of IIT Madras, chaired the session while Dr. Jishnu Das, noted economist with the World Bank and Dr Parth J Shah, President of Centre for Civil Society were the speakers. The session was well received and witnessed extensive participation of the delegates.

Over the two-day event, 106 delegates were exposed to a variety of discussions and debates culminating in the Summit Declaration and Plan of Action for next year, which included advocating Right to Education of Choice in the South Asian countries.

November-December 2008

School Choice Advocacy Campaign for Elections 2008

To achieve maximum mileage during the assembly elections in the six states of Delhi, Rajasthan, Mizoram, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Jammu & Kashmir, and the fast approaching parliamentary elections, SCC has sent out letters and information kits to 3495 national and regional political party leaders, candidates, citizen groups, associations and guilds.

October 2008

School Choice Ideas for Differently-abled Children

Concerned over the fate of differently-abled children enrolled in MCD and Delhi government schools, the Delhi High Court has asked Secretary, Directorate of Education to discuss the issue in a specially formed committee and place before the court it’s suggestions.

SCC, having already researched the various problems in the education sector that could be solved using School Choice ideas, sent suggestions in the form of a letter and research on related international experiences to the Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court, other Justices hearing the case, the Chief Minister of Delhi, Ministers for Education, Child Welfare and Tribal Welfare, MCD and NMCD officials, and Social Jurist.

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