Motshekga’s reported plans to make it easier to close schools could jeopardise pupils’ rights.
Expecting every pupil to receive a textbook isn’t prima-donna behaviour: universal access is vital.
But debilitating education hurdles remain for many foreign children in legal limbo.
The recent Limpopo textbook judgment could have been more helpful on the question of relief for the violation of rights.
Have lessons from the 2012 textbook crisis led to reforms that will ensure it can't recur?
With prompting from civil society, judges are reminding the state of its material obligations to schools and pupils.
Priority rescues must be planned for schools where pupils' safety and health are now at risk.
Concourt ‘regrets’ the lack of national norms that determine when a school is full .
New infrastructure norms allow far too long to eliminate vast gaps between schools.
Schools are using the ambiguity of current directives to cast out their pregnant pupils.