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The ugly faces of our educational practices

  • Setiono Sugiharto

Jakarta | Sat, June 25 2011 | 08:00 am

PREMIUM The ostracism experienced by Siami, the mother of a student at a Gadel elementary school in Surabaya, East Java, is indeed a dear price she must pay for her revelation of fraud consented by a teacher during the national exams. The smartest student in the class, her son, was allegedly forced by the teacher to share his answers with his peers.

An honest mother, Siami probably would have never...