Nearly two thirds of students don’t pay school fees

Almost two-thirds of pupils do not pay school fees in South Africa, Statistics SA (StatsSA) said today. “Of these, 96.5 percent attended no-fee schools,” according to the StatsSA General Household Survey 2011, released in Pretoria. The number of pupils benefiting from no-fee schools had increased sharply over the past five years, since new policies were
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