All about Free Education

Parliament4
By Edition On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
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Free education no longer exists

WILLEMSTAD - Free education no longer exists. Yesterday Parliament also agreed to the abolition. Access to education remains guaranteed, but the Rhuggenaath government takes the parents' income as a benchmark for More...

gijsbertha
By Edition On Thursday, February 1st, 2018
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Government wants to maintain free education only for low income families

WILLEMSTAD - The free education will be eliminated. That will, if it is up to the cabinet-Rhuggenaath, take place starting next school year. Only parents with low incomes who really need support are still eligible More...

Rogier-van-den-Heuvel
By Edition On Wednesday, July 12th, 2017
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Adjustments to the free education system can accommodate VPCO

WILLEMSTAD - Adjustments in the free education system could accommodate the Protestant Christian Education Association, VPCO, in their desire to put an end to unequal treatment. This is according to their lawyer More...

School
By Edition On Monday, July 10th, 2017
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Special education wants equal treatment

WILLEMSTAD - The government's subsidy for special education is low. So low that schools cannot provide a good education. That says the board of Protestant schools, the VPCO. They also feel disadvantaged because More...

Omayra
By Edition On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
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Update: “Parents who can afford it, will have to pay for their children’s education”

WILLEMSTAD - Instead of free education for all, education should be free for parents who cannot afford it. This is Omayra Leeflang’s position in her negotiations for her party to join the current coalition. Pueblo More...

Court
By Edition On Friday, October 21st, 2016
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Protestant schools lose lawsuit

WILLEMSTAD - The Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport has no obligation to pay the Protestant Schools Association (VPCO) the 2.2 million guilders they requested to cover the shortage caused by the Free More...

School1
By Edition On Wednesday, August 17th, 2016
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Liquidity position Protestant Schools dire

WILLEMSTAD - The Association of Protestant Christian Education, the VPCO, needs the parental contribution to be able to financially survive in the coming months. This was announced in an urgent letter to parents More...

School
By Edition On Tuesday, July 19th, 2016
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VPCO may not charge school fees

WILLEMSTAD - The Association for Protestant Christian Education, the VPCO, is breaking the law. This is according to a court ruling recently. VPCO may not charge parents of its students any school fees. The fact More...

Parliament
By Edition On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016
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Free education bill adopted by Parliament

WILLEMSTAD – “Free education will eradicate inequality.” The Members of Parliament agreed on this yesterday during the public debate on the topic. The bill proposal for free education was adopted unanimously. The More...