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Schools ready to receive Grades 7, 12 – Motshekga

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says the sector is ready to receive grade 7 and 12 pupils tomorrow morning.

She says most schools are COVID-19 complaint and plans are underway to help the remaining 5%.

She says there have been challenges with 1,672 schools vandalized and many schools not having water but there are no high risk provinces.

The minister says if a child cannot go to a school because it’s not ready parents will be consulted about alternatives.

However, parents must respect a child’s right to receive an education.