Candidates vying for education seat say closing schools as student numbers decline is bad policy but unity largely ends there

//Candidates vying for education seat say closing schools as student numbers decline is bad policy but unity largely ends there

Candidates vying for education seat say closing schools as student numbers decline is bad policy but unity largely ends there

Five candidates fighting for the seat representing the education field in the Hong Kong legislature have called on the government to adopt small-class teaching but avoid closing schools as a way to cope with a declining student population.While they also vowed to strive for easing the workload of teachers, the candidates were at odds over how to address other critical education challenges as they faced off at a forum on Tuesday.Earlier in the day, the Education Bureau announced it would merge…

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