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COMMENTARY: School zoning well intentioned, but hastily begun

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    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, August 9, 2017 | 08:21 am
COMMENTARY: School zoning well intentioned, but hastily begun In harmony: A group of elementary school students pray together at a solidarity event in Surakarta, Central Java, to honor those affected by the Aceh earthquake (Antara/Maulana Surya)

PREMIUM Until last month, well-off parents did everything in their power to get their children seats at “favorite” state schools. They didn’t mind spending millions of rupiahs in admission fees and “voluntary contributions” to the schools’ already fat coffers. This will be a thing of the past if the propitious school zoning system that Culture and Education Minister ...