Rich Student to Be Denied Education Aid

Posted on March 19, 2013

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Jakarta Globe, Page 6

Student caught smoking or who own expensive smartphones may miss out on education subsidies designed for under priv-ileged youth under a new eligibility test being mulled by Jakarta’ adminstration.

Deputy Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama said parents were desperate to have their children included in the Jakarta Smart Card program, which grants holders a monthly alowance up to Rp 240.000 ($24) to support their education needs.

Rich Student to Be Denied Education Aid

Rich Student to Be Denied Education Aid

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