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Govt moots public kindies with 'better' curriculum for 'higher income' families

The government wants to create an "elite" version of the Community Development Department's (Kemas) kindergartens (Tabika) for four to six-year-olds, with a better curriculum.

The catch? It's targeted for children whose parents have a "higher financial capacity".

Critics claim the proposal will contribute to an education gap between the rich and poor.

According to Berita Harian, Rural Development Deputy Minister Abdul Rahman Mohamad said a draft proposal for the "elite Tabika" is in the works and will be presented to the cabinet for approval...

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