According to the parents, the school deducted 30 percent of the study fees during the online studying period without parents' consent. The parents rejected the school's increasing to 10 classes a day for students at secondary and high school levels. They want the school to return the fee. Anh Dung who has two children studying at VAS said that during the school closure, VAS announced that they would take 30 percent of study fee in the third term for online classes. However, the school would extend the fourth term until July 15, which means the fees have risen by 140-160 percent. "The school decided everything on their own without discussions with parents," Dung said. "Many parents wanted a meeting with the school's leaders to negotiate a reasonable online study fee but the school did not reply." Many parents whose children study at pre-school level said that they had paid study fees for the whole school year but then were not returned the money during the school closure. Lawyer … [Read more...] about Parents sue school over online study fees in HCM City
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The epidemic outbreak has opened up more opportunities for high-quality educational institutions in Vietnam which gives a wide choice for parents wishing to pick a school in different segments offering quality comparable to overseas study. Ho Chi Minh City is home to more than 1,000 non-public schools, of which 22 international institutions are certified by the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Education and Training. … [Read more...] about What to ponder before putting trust in an international school?
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Disagreements first appeared in early April when the school asked parents to pay for the fourth term of the 2019-2020 school year but they said the fees they had for the third term from January to March had not been used yet since students did not attend school during the pandemic. … [Read more...] about HCMC international school expels students over tuition fee squabble