Private schools to move court against govt’s order to reduce tuition fee
LAHORE – Private school associations have decided to challenge the provincial govt’s directives pertaining to the 20 percent reduction in tuition fees to facilitate parents of the students amid coronavirus crisis.
The provincial governments had made it mandatory for private schools to grant concession up to 20% in tuition fees for three months in Sindh and two months in Punjab. The schools were also barred from receiving the fee of these months in the one go.
The schools were also directed to pay salaries to their staffs despite the vacations announced by the governments to stem the spread of the coronavirus.
Kashif Mirza, the chief of the All Pakistan Private Schools Association, has also rejected the decision of the government