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Hong Kong parents still paying kindergarten fees for schools under free scheme

  • Tue, 12 Sep 2017 08:42
About 30 out of 500 Hong Kong kindergartens offering half-day programmes are still charging fees despite being part of a recently implemented free school scheme. In eight of these kindergartens, parents are forking out HK$ 4,000 or more a year for their children’s courses. Two schools are even asking for higher fees than the previous year. The kindergartens are part of a scheme announced by then chief executive Leung Chun-ying in his policy address in January last year. The plan provides... South China Morning Post - Hong Kong feed

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