Principals of CBSE schools write to West Bengal CM | Kolkata News - Times of India

Source: The Times of India - View Original Article
Published: Jun 29, 2020
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90% Liberal


Bias Score Calculation:

90% Positive Sentiment + Policies: Government Interference = 90% Liberal
10% Negative Sentiment + Policies: Government Interference = 10% Conservative


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90% "This has landed schools in a financial crisis and immediate state intervention is needed to make parents see the situation in its proper light and encourage them to pay up, it said."
89% "The schools have clarified in the letter that they have not increased fees this year but parents are still agitating and withholding payment since April."
87% "They are reportedly demanding different kinds of waivers despite the fact that schools have not increased fees this year."
81% "Scenes of parents marching towards schools with placards, shouting slogans and demonstrating aggressively outside school gates and often inside premises, creating a storm on the social media, have caused tremendous stress to schools, the letter said."
70% "KOLKATA: More than 100 principals of privately run CBSE schools in Kolkata and neighbouring districts have written a letter to chief minister Mamata Banerjee with a copy to the state school education department to help them in a crisis that has been created due to non-payment of school fees by parents."
69% "The letter has appealed to the state government to step in and issue an order, directing parents to start paying fees and clear their backlogs."
60% "The issue of non-payment has taken a distorted turn on social media platforms and it has become a trend to support non-payment of fees."
55% "However, it reiterates that parents who have lost jobs or are facing financial crisis could meet the principal with proof for concessions etc."
-52% "Schools should not be obligated to follow such unlawful directives, including waiving of fees that will have serious consequences in their ability to operate, the letter said."
-54% "The principals have gathered under the umbrella of Sahodaya Schools, which is a platform formed by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for school principals, to discuss issues and flag them with the state administration and the Board when necessary."
-57% "Schools are being portrayed as rogues, the letter said."
-58% "The letter states that the schools have reached such a state of financial crisis with more than 70% parents not paying school fees that they will soon be unable to pay salaries to teachers and other staff members and even face closure."
-68% "The letter is in response to repeated appeals by the CM and her government to city schools not to raise fees this year."
-83% "They have been demanding complete or partial waiver even though there has been no enhancement of fees, the letter stressed."


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90% : This has landed schools in a financial crisis and immediate state intervention is needed to make parents see the situation in its proper light and encourage them to pay up, it said.
89% : The schools have clarified in the letter that they have not increased fees this year but parents are still agitating and withholding payment since April.
87% : They are reportedly demanding different kinds of waivers despite the fact that schools have not increased fees this year.
81% : Scenes of parents marching towards schools with placards, shouting slogans and demonstrating aggressively outside school gates and often inside premises, creating a storm on the social media, have caused tremendous stress to schools, the letter said.
70% : KOLKATA: More than 100 principals of privately run CBSE schools in Kolkata and neighbouring districts have written a letter to chief minister Mamata Banerjee with a copy to the state school education department to help them in a crisis that has been created due to non-payment of school fees by parents.
69% : The letter has appealed to the state government to step in and issue an order, directing parents to start paying fees and clear their backlogs.
60% : "The issue of non-payment has taken a distorted turn on social media platforms and it has become a trend to support non-payment of fees.
55% : However, it reiterates that parents who have lost jobs or are facing financial crisis could meet the principal with proof for concessions etc.
48% : "Schools should not be obligated to follow such unlawful directives, including waiving of fees that will have serious consequences in their ability to operate," the letter said.
46% : The principals have gathered under the umbrella of Sahodaya Schools, which is a platform formed by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for school principals, to discuss issues and flag them with the state administration and the Board when necessary.
43% : Schools are being portrayed as rogues," the letter said.
42% : The letter states that the schools have reached such a state of financial crisis with more than 70% parents not paying school fees that they will soon be unable to pay salaries to teachers and other staff members and even face closure.
32% : The letter is in response to repeated appeals by the CM and her government to city schools not to raise fees this year.
17% : "They have been demanding complete or partial waiver even though there has been no enhancement of fees," the letter stressed.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization

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