CJC V-P 'deeply regrets' remark on neighbourhood school students

A CJC vice-principal lashed out after some 150 students were absent from school, claiming that CJC is unlike a neighbourhood secondary school where she claimed most students have family issues.
A CJC vice-principal lashed out after some 150 students were absent from school, claiming that CJC is unlike a neighbourhood secondary school where she claimed most students have family issues.ST PHOTO: KELVIN CHNG

View inappropriate, not accurate and does not represent the school, says CJC

A vice-principal at Catholic Junior College (CJC) has expressed deep regret for telling the school's students that most neighbourhood secondary school students come from troubled families.

A CJC spokesman, in response to queries from The Straits Times, added that the remarks by Mrs Yue-Chang Teck Hui, who is vice-principal in charge of academic matters, "were not appropriate, and are not reflective of the actual situation or the mindsets of CJC educators".

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 09, 2018, with the headline 'CJC V-P 'deeply regrets' remark on neighbourhood school students'. Print Edition | Subscribe