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Private schools refuse to not increase tuition fee: sources

The private schools have refused to not increase monthly tuition fee as directed by the Sindh High Court, sources within the education department informed .
The Sindh High Court, earlier, ruled against private schools and barred them from increasing tuition fee by over five per cent.
A three-judge larger bench comprising Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi, Justice Muhammad Ali Mazhar and Justice Ashraf Jehan announced their verdict which was earlier reserved in June.
The private school’s management told the education department that it intends to challenge the SHC’s decision in the Supreme Court within three months’ time as the expenses incurred bu the schools doesn’t allow them to minimise the fees.
A full bench of the SHC heard identical petitions against increases in tuition fees by private schools in violation of the Sindh Private Educational Institutions (Regulation and Control) Ordinance 2001.