Education Bureau slammed for allowing Hong Kong’s private schools to charge millions for priority enrolment

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Hong Kong’s government watchdog has slammed the Education Bureau for a “liberal” interpretation of regulations that has allowed private schools to charge some parents millions of dollars in miscellaneous fees in exchange for priority in their children’s enrolment.In a direct investigation report released on Tuesday, the ombudsman revealed that one private school had asked parents for contributions to campus construction and renovations, offering them payment options including an annual capital…

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