Ask: NUS Economists

Why banning tuition will only make things worse

Q Should tuition be banned?

A Some people feel that private tuition should be banned because it induces over-competition between children and leads to greater inequality in society.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 10, 2018, with the headline 'Why banning tuition will only make things worse'. Print Edition | Subscribe