"(Information about) Fee should be put in the public domain....logical explanation should be given as to on what basis the fee is charged," he said.
The CBSE is thinking of giving "accreditation" to its affiliated schools, he said.
"We are discussing norms for accreditation. It will decide where the school stands in terms of quality, through a third-party evaluation. It will be then easy for parents to decide how one school is better than the other," he said.
"Results, quality of education, parents' and teachers' satisfaction, retention of teachers, index of happiness, infrastructure, fee, sports, all these parameters will form the basis to evaluate schools. We will begin the process from this academic year and implement it by next year," he said.
Mr Chaturvedi was here to meet representatives of CBSE schools from Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra and discuss with them the Board's decision to do away with school-based examination in Class X, and addition of applied entrepreneurship as a vocational subject for Classes XI-XII.
"We want to associate ourselves with EDII in this regard (additional course)...The concept has been accepted, and details are being worked out," he said.
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