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PSEB Class X: 50 schools draw blank

Punjabi Politics
Tribune News Service Chandigarh, May 16 There was not even a single student in over 50 government schools who could pass the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) Class X examinations, the result of which was declared recently. Taking a serious note of the poor performance, the Education Department on Wednesday decided to summon heads of 374 government schools, which had a pass percentage of less than 25 per cent. The Directorate of Education, in a communication sent to schools that performed poorly, said even though the result this year was better than the previous one, it was not up to the required standard. “The heads of the schools that fared poorly will be summoned to the head office,” a letter issued by the Assistant Director, Education Department, to heads of schools sta...