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Hong Kong officials to relax cap on local students at international schools, citing pandemic-related spate of expat departures

Hong Kong education officials have agreed to
temporarily relax rules requiring international schools to have at
least 70 per cent non-local students, as operators struggle to meet
the target with more expatriate families leaving the city amid the
Covid-19 pandemic.The Education Bureau told the Post that the
short-term arrangement, which would still require a majority of the
student body to be non-locals, could facilitate international
schools’ stable development and maintain the city’s
status…