The issue of cross-border pupils has for more than a decade been a thorny one for authorities. Photo: SCMP

Born in Hong Kong but living on the mainland: for the city’s cross-border commuter schoolchildren, obstacles to development remain

  • The 28,000 pupils who cross the border to attend school in Hong Kong each day have trouble accessing services and often miss out on extracurricular activities
  • Social workers and schools speak of frustration in trying to help needy pupils living on the mainland because of a lack of jurisdiction
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The issue of cross-border pupils has for more than a decade been a thorny one for authorities. Photo: SCMP
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