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Byline: Hassan Talib
WHEN Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin expressed his disappointment that Malays were lagging behind in education, he was in fact echoing the concern of many Malay parents.
Having had the benefit of education in the 1950s and 1960s, Muhyiddin knows what he is talking about.
However, to blame the Malay community and parents for being less serious about education for their loved ones, as done by the National Parent-Teacher Association Collaborative Council chairman Associate Professor Datuk Mohamad Ali Hasan ("Experts: Problem lies with Malay community itself" - New Sunday Times, April 18), is not fair. It also sidesteps the …