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Thursday, 28 September 2017 - 13:08
Teacher unions oppose new voucher
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The teacher unions have expressed their opposition to a proposal by the Ministry of Education to introduce a voucher system for school textbooks.

The unions say it will lead to a number of issues for schools as well as schoolchildren and parents.

Addressing the media in Colombo yesterday (27), Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam said to cut exorbitant cost incurred to print textbooks, plans are mooted to introduce a voucher system.

However, teacher unions say it is not practical.

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