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  • High school fees

    APROPOS of Faisal Bari’s article ‘Anti-competitive practices’ (April 24), it is unfortunate that parents are willing to pay high fees but never ask the authorities to justify the high charges...

    Even the media is hesitant to expose this practice...

  • School fees

    THIS is apropos Yasmeen Hyder’s letter ‘School fees’ (May 7)...

    The concerns of the writer are fully supported...

  • School fees

    IT is a matter of concern that private schools all over the country charge fees for summer vacations...

    The schools have started collecting in advance fees for June and July, with no regulatory check in operation...

  • Parents protest sudden rise in school fees

    ISLAMABAD: A large number of parents staged a protest in the city on Sunday against the private schools which suddenly and arbitrarily increased fees of schoolchildren...

    They gathered outside the National Press Club in the heart of the city and marched a short distance to vent their anger against the private schools “operating like a mafia”...

  • PM tells cabinet to resolve school fees issue

    ISLAMABAD: Following protests in major cities over the exorbitant fees charged by private schools, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif finally took notice of the campaign by affected parents and ordered that the chairman of the body designated to deal with this issue be appointed without delay...

    According to a government source privy to the proceedings of a cabinet meeting held on Tuesday, the issue was raised by Interior Minister Chaudhry...

  • Exorbitant school fees

    THIS refers to the exorbitant fee that is being charged by private schools in Punjab while no steps are being taken by the Punjab government...

    A group of famous private schools increases the school fee every year, particularly without any corresponding increase in the quality of education...

  • High court moved on private school fees issue

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court has been approached for the cancellation of registration of private schools receiving exaggerated fees and for setting a fee structure for schools...

    Barrister Zafarullah of the Watan Party filed a writ petition on Friday that private schools were minting money from parents in the name of education...

  • PM orders freeze on private school fees

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, apparently putting his foot down, has ordered that no private schools should raise their fees in the year 2015...

    According to a brief statement, issued by the PM House on Sunday, the PM ordered the education ministry and the Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) to implement this decision in true letter and spirit...

  • Private school fees: Competition Commission also swings into action

    ISLAMABAD: After failing to get a response from their managements, the Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) on Monday directed eight private schools to provide the required information in connection with an inquiry...

    “The CCP issued the directives under Section 36 of the Competition Act 2010 to the chief executive officers (CEOs) and directors of eight private schools after they did not voluntarily provide the information,” an...

  • Private school fees

    THE fee structure of private schools is under discussion these days...

    Poor mothers who took the trouble of bearing children and raising them up to schooling level are agitating...

  • ‘Certain parameters to be considered while increasing school fees’

    ISLAMABAD: The Private Educational Institution Regulatory Authority (PEIRA) has assured parents of children enrolled in elite schools that it will regulate fee structures according to quantifiable parameter standards...

    At a consultative workshop on ‘Fee Determination and Quality of Education Parameters for Private Schools’ Junaid Akhlaq, the PEIRA chairperson, said the regulatory body had been working to regulate school fee...

  • Considering suo motu in private school fees cases: CJP

    The Supreme Court on Thursday took up a number of appeals against decisions handed down by different high courts over exorbitant fees charged by private schools in the country...

    The Islamabad High Court had recently barred private schools altogether from collecting fees during summer vacations...

  • Peira directed to implement SC ruling freezing school fees at Jan 2017 rates

    ISLAMABAD: A subcommittee of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Federal Education and Professional Training on Monday directed the Private Educational Institutions Regulatory Authority (Peira) to implement the Supreme Court ruling that decided that private schools would charge monthly tuition fees in accordance with the baseline fee from January 2017...

    The subcommittee, headed by MNA Ali Nawaz Awan, met at Parliament House...

  • Parents agitate for rational school fees outside premier’s residence

    LAHORE: Hundreds of parents on Saturday gathered outside Prime Minister Imran Khan’s residence in Zaman Park to protest against the Punjab government and the private schools for not implementing orders of the Supreme Court on the fee issue...

    Members of parent associations protested against what they said unfair calculation of fees by the District Regulatory Authority (DRA)...

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