Jakarta Governor , Joko Widodo , asserted , given free education administration can not solve the problem of students who drop out in the middle of the road . According to him , there are other problems that can not be separated from the needs of the students themselves .
" For example, there is still a matter of clothes, shoes affairs affairs books , transportation affairs that the cost is not small . So free education can not solve the problems that exist , " said Jokowi at Jakarta City Hall , Friday, May 2, 2014 .
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Jokowi said , it is a real problem and should be resolved both the central government and the regions.
" It really concrete to watch and listen to the needs in the community ," she said .
But according to Jokowi , the matter must be accompanied by two things namely the quality of education and competence of teachers . If both are not supported , it will not produce quality students .
" In addition to access to educational services and quality , of course, the competence of teachers and the curriculum should be good , " said Jokowi .