Parents in dilemma as school refuses to admit children

source: Mmegi
Staff Writer

There was commotion yesterday at Oodi Primary School, on the outskirts of Gaborone, when the school initially refused to register about 22 Standard One pupils stating that they had already reached the approved limit for the school.

When asked for comment in this matter, the school head Dinah Buisanyang said that she is guided by the Ministry of Education’s establishment registers for primary schools of 2008/09. “The policy has always been there and it states that this school can only take up to 600 students. It is only that this is the first time that this has happened in this school,” she said.

She revealed that the school heads attended a regional meeting held in Gaborone last Friday where it was emphasized that [continue reading]

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