Means Testing to Determine Pre-school Fees

Parents must be means tested to determine how much they should pay for their children to attend pre-school, the Ministry of Education and Training has told its city and provincial departments.

Children at a pre-school

Families that cannot afford to pay anything are exempt from any fee.

So that more children might go to school, the ministry says semi-private pre-schools may be turned into fully private or fully State schools.

However, in remote regions, where most of the populace is poor, all semi-private pre-schools will be converted into public schools.

Furthermore, the number and size of public pre-schools in any given area will depend on the education budget for that area.

By Le Linh - Translated by Uyen Phuong

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