Independent schools gain popularity | The Mercury

29 May 2015, by Admin

“The new research from the think tank estimates that 250 000 South African children from disadvantaged communities are enrolled at low-fee independent schools, and for a key reason: teacher accountability.

What used to be a predominantly white, high-fee school sector in South Africa now has a majority of schools which serve pupils from middle-income to low-income families, and nearly 80% of the pupils are black, the report reveals.”

Leanne Jansen of The Mercury covered CDE’s latest report on low fee independent schooling. Read the article here.

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