The state Department of Public Instruction isn’t recommending any legislative changes to Read To Achieve. Instead, officials said Wednesday they’re looking at how to change implementation of the current law, including recommending ways for school districts to improve their summer reading camps. … [Read more...] about ‘Moving backwards’ on reading. NC is not seeing gains from its Read To Achieve program.
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2.The Nodal Officer must in coordination with the Designated Officer appointed under Rule 3 of the Information Technology (Procedure and Safeguards for Blocking for Access of Information by Public) Rules, 2009 and other authorities must ensure the implementation of the order blocking the website and removal of links. The State Government is directed to provide necessary manpower and resources to the Nodal Officer for carrying out his functions in larger public interest. It is open to the Nodal Officer to take the assistance of other Experts in the field of Cyber Law and preferably Ms.Lavanya, ADSP, who is presently with the C.B.C.I.D., Chennai. iii. The Director General of Police is directed to ensure that the instructions given vide circular bearing C.No.121311/General-1/2017 dated 01.09.2017 are complied with in letter and spirit. … [Read more...] about Blue Whale Menace: Madras HC Tells Centre To Ask Russia To Block Links & Take Action Against Culprits [Read Order]
The incident of molestation of blind children at the National Association for the Blind, New Delhi, allegedly by a visiting British national, Murray Ward, was brought to the notice of the Delhi High Court through a Public Interest Litigation, which sought its directions, to ensure the safety and security of the children. … [Read more...] about Delhi HC Directs Delhi Govt. To File Status Report On Alleged Molestation Of Blind Children And Ensure Their Safety [Read Petition]
A two Judge Bench of Justices AK Goel and UU Lalit observed that Section 498A was inserted in the statute with the laudable object of punishing cruelty at the hands of husband or his relatives against a wife particularly when such cruelty had potential to result in suicide or murder of a woman as mentioned in the Statement of Objects and Reasons of the Act 46 of 1983. … [Read more...] about Breaking: Supreme Court Issues New Guidelines To Prevent Misuse Of S.498A IPC [Read Judgment]
A program to promote daily reading for young children was announced today at the New York Public Library in Manhattan. Making an appearance to bring attention to the Every Day is a Reading and Writing Day program were the popular Elmo, Grover and Alan Sesame Street characters. … [Read more...] about Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) Sesame Workshop Announce Reading Program