SA schools face a dropout crisis

South Africa's Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga has acknowledged that the country is struggling to keep pupils in school throughout their twelve years of learning. She was speaking at the launch of the Global Action Week for Education recently in Parktown, Johannesburg. Addressing education activists, Motshega said more needs to be done to ensure that all children starting their first grade this year, are accounted for in 2030 when they are expected to complete high school. Jane Rabothata attended the event and filed the following report...
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