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2) Regulating school fees is one of the most significant legal and political challenges policymakers in India face. Examine why. Also comment why it’s important to regulate fees.

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Education, Human Resources.

2) Regulating school fees is one of the most significant legal and political challenges policymakers in India face. Examine why. Also comment why it’s important to regulate fees. (250 Words)

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Why this question?

It’s one of the dimension of education sector reforms and regulation.  Though a very specific issue, it’s important.  

Key demand of the question:

TWO – demands – first, give reasons why regulation of school fees poses legal and political  challenges to policymakers.  Secondly your opinion on importance of regulating school fees is needed. 

Directive Word:

Examine: From the article, inspect reasons and present them in answer

Comment: Your opinion on the importance of school fee regulation. Here, your own view is required.  

Structure of Answer:

In the introduction write in 2-3 lines why regulation in education, especially regarding fees is a challenging issue but needs to be done. 

In the body, divide answer into TWO main parts to address two demands of the question. In the first part, divide further into LEGAL and POLITICAL challenges. Within these,  write relevant points with examples.  In the Second part, in 3-4 points present your views with facts why regulation of fees is important. 

In the conclusion, write in 1-2 lines about the need for other reforms such as curriculum, teacher training, funding etc make education system robust in the interest of harnessing demographic dividend. 

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