More than half of Hong Kong’s direct subsidy scheme schools apply to raise tuition fees for the next academic year, citing inflation and rising costs

//More than half of Hong Kong’s direct subsidy scheme schools apply to raise tuition fees for the next academic year, citing inflation and rising costs

More than half of Hong Kong’s direct subsidy scheme schools apply to raise tuition fees for the next academic year, citing inflation and rising costs

More than half of government-funded schools in Hong Kong have applied to raise tuition fees for the next school year, charging parents as much as 19 per cent more annually.Figures released by the Education Bureau on Tuesday showed that, as of May 3, it had received 39 applications for fee rises from 72 primary and secondary schools under the direct subsidy scheme (DSS), three fewer than in the same period last year.Direct subsidy scheme schools benefit from government funding but can also…

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