He also welcomed the maintained figure of RM50 million each for SJKC
and SJKT schools as per previous years, as well as the RM15 million allocation next year for SMJK schools.
Apart from two new SJKC sites in Johor where work started prior to the general election, Jiao Zong said the new government still has not announced the exact locations of the remaining eight.
Putrajaya should allocate federal funds and land for new Chinese primary schools or SJKCs like those for national schools, said a Chinese education group.
He was replying to a question from Wong Ling Biu (DAP-Sarikei) who asked if the ministry would consider renewing the procedure to facilitate the transfer of SJKC
to urban areas following the migration of residents from the rural to urban areas.
The schools and classes which are still closed are Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Juara, Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan Cina (SJKC
) Moh Ghee (Central), SJKC
Beng Teik (Central) and SJKC
Kwang Hwa,' he said.
The six primary schools with classroom closures are SJKC
Sun Min 1, SK Saujana Indah, SK Sungai Bakap, SJKC
Moh Gee Pusat, SJKC
Beng Teik dan SJKC
State Education director Dr Tajuddin Mohd Yunus, in a statement here today said in the Kuantan district, the affected pupils comprised three from Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan (SJKC
) Semambu and one from Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Panching Utara.
Only one primary school - SJKC
Shih Chung - was fully closed while only affected classes were suspended at the other six.
Shih Chung had to be shut down as the afternoon session shares the same classes with the morning session,' he said today.
The 32-year-old federal lawmaker said this during the Johor Baru parliamentary-level Hari Raya Aidilfitri open house at SJKC
Foon Yew 1 in Kebun Teh here today.
The MCA has urged Education Minister Maszlee Malik to explain the rationale behind the postponement of the development of 16 Chinese vernacular schools (SJKC