Priority rescues must be planned for schools where pupils' safety and health are now at risk.
The SA Human Rights Commission and rights activists have called for the eradication of pit latrines at schools after a child died in one this week.
More than 100 pupils have to share a single toilet at over half of the high schools in Tembisa, found nongovernmental organisation Equal Education.
Experts say the governmentâ€™s claim to a national average of 30 pupils per class distorts the reality.
New infrastructure norms allow far too long to eliminate vast gaps between schools.
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has gazetted new norms and standards for school infrastructure but will have 17 years to implement it.
It's literally a case of the blind leading the blind at the crumbling Setotolwane special-needs school.
Helen Zilleâ€™s defence of Angie Motshekga â€¨relies on straw targets and dodgy logic.
Deputy general secretary of Equal Education Doron Isaacs responds to DA leader Helen Zille's support of Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga.
Chaotic official data on school infrastructure in the Eastern Cape and chronic underspending are perpetuating poor learning conditions.
Does Angie Motshekga sincerely intend to ever publish the school norms and standards?
Judge agrees to urgent hearing after minister misses the agreed deadline for educational norms.
With almost 100 pupils in one class, itâ€™s hard to believe this institution boasts 100% pass rates.
Before teacher training, libraries and laboratories, schools urgently need buildings, water and sanitation. Just get it done, says Nic Spaull.
We track Equal Education's two-year battle to get Angie Motshekga to publish norms for school infrastructure - a fight that is not over yet.
Equal Education has been preparing papers to go back to court over norms and standards for school infrastructure, says the NGO.
Funding cuts leave Limpopo schools no choice but to ask parents for money.
What will happen when the children realise they have been conned, asks writer Sindiwe Magona.
Two Equal Education writers describe their experience of the Eastern Cape's most dilapidated schools; at one 856 learners share a single tap.
From broken windows to undignified toilets, Equal Education's Julian Kesler shares his experience of the NGO's tour of some Eastern Cape schools.