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Demand to scrap exam fees for needy pupils

February 21, 2019 at 1:09pm

The Cyprus Pupils Coordinating Committee (PSEM) sent a letter to the Education Minister requesting the scrapping of exam fees for pupils in need.

Currently, each pupil has to pay €25 for each lesson she or he will be tested on.

In its letter, PSEM said that it is very difficult for parents needy pupils to pay 100-125 euro so that their children can participate in the exams.

“Statements about economic development should resonate with families in need,” PSEM said, criticizing the government.

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