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Woman sues Jakarta private high school for failing her son

  • Nina A. Loasana

    The Jakarta Post

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Jakarta   /   Sat, November 2, 2019   /  08:04 pm
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A woman named Yustina Supatmi recently filed a lawsuit against Gonzaga High School after her son failed to pass to the next grade, she has demanded the school pass her son to the next grade as well as asking for compensation.(Shutterstock/Billion Photos)

A woman has filed a lawsuit against Gonzaga High School with South Jakarta District court after her son failed to pass to the next grade. Yustina Supatmi filed the lawsuit with the court on Oct. 1 against the school’s headmaster Paulus Andri Astanti, deputy headmaster for curriculum Himawan Santanu, deputy headmaster for student affairs Gerardus Hadian Panomokta and homeroom teacher Agus Dewa Irianto. Yustina said that before she filed her case at the court she had asked the school to hold a meeting to discuss the matter but to no avail. She also tried to consult with the Indonesian Child Protection Commission (KPAI) but got rejected because her son is over 17 years old, and therefore an adult.  “We have requested the school to hold a meeting to discuss my son’s grade, we’ve made a request to the head of the Catholic Education Council [MPK], the Jaka...