Cost of textbooks for primary, secondary students rise by up to 7% as price freeze ends

The price hikes on the government-approved textbook list are capped at 7 per cent. ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN
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SINGAPORE — Parents of primary and secondary school students have had to pay up to 7 per cent more for textbooks this year with the end of a two-year price freeze on a list of government-approved books.

The prices of textbooks not on this list are also seeing a surge, with some rising up to 21 per cent.

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