UPDATED: Too poor to learn

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2017-08-08T14:31:00+00:00Tue, 8th Aug '17, 09:19|

An Education Directorate internal report seen by The Times gives background on truancy from compulsory education. The newspaper’s headline is on the low recovery rate from fines imposed on parents whose children missed too much school. Since this is hardly about public revenue – we are not talking about the government failing to collect capital [...]