The move is aimed at honing the English speaking skills of children studying in the government schools, right from the beginning, so that they can compete with missionary and convent school students.
Uttar Pradesh government on Friday ordered the closing of schools - both government and private - for students of classes 1 to 8 till April 11 in the wake of the Covid-19 situation in the state.
Uttar Pradesh reported 10 more COVID-19 deaths on Tuesday, pushing the death toll to 8,800, while 918 new cases took the infection tally in the state to 6,15,996.
The Uttar Pradesh government on Sunday directed all residential schools to reopen for Classes 9-12 from February 9.
The Uttar Pradesh Government has issued guidelines for the reopening of schools for classes 6-8 from February 10 and from March 1 for students of classes 1-5 amid COVID-19.
In a shocking incident, a class 10 student shot dead his classmate over a fight over seats in the class. The incident took place on Thursday. Earlier, on Wednesday, the two boys had fought over seats in the class.
While addressing a press conference in the national capital on December 16, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader, Manish Sisodia spoke about having debate with ministers of Uttar Pradesh government.
According to Sitapur Superintendent of Police (SP) R.P. Singh, the incident took place on Saturday afternoon and Aradhana Roy, an assistant teacher, was shot twice by her male colleague, Amit Kaushal.
With the aim to teach boys in Uttar Pradesh that they should respect a woman, the Yogi Adityanath government has gone in for a paradigm shift in the syllabus for basic and secondary education.
Uttar Pradesh government on Saturday issued a notification to reopen schools for class 9 to 12 from October 19.
The manager of the Uttar Pradesh Board examination centre and his son were among the three persons arrested for running a massive cheating racket in the trans-Yamuna area of Prayagraj district.
An exam cheating racket has been busted in UP's Deoria district after a school clerk was found using his house as an examination centre of the state board to help students cheat in the Class 12 test in Deoria district. So far, at least 11 people have been arrested in the case, however, the clerk is on the run.
A three-year-old girl died after she fell into a vessel in which mid-day meal was being cooked for the school kids at Rampur Atari primary school in Lalganj area of Mirzapur. The incident took place on Sunday and the deceased has been identified as Anchal.
A wooden almirah fell on a class 2 student in the government primary school in Salauddinpur village in Ambedkar Nagar district on Tuesday afternoon. The child died on the spot after which angry villagers held the teachers hostage. The principal of the school and three teachers have been suspended after the incident.
Four people and an NGO have been booked for negligence after a dead rat was found in the midday meal served in a school here, police said on Wednesday.
In August, a government school in Mirzapur was found to be serving flatbread with salt to schoolchildren as part of the midday meal. As a video of this got viral, a few education officials were transferred while the journalist who had broken the news was sent to jail.