Simons says School in a Box helps him get top marks

Access to quality education not only opens the door to opportunities for the rest of students’ lives, but is often a way out for learners whose immediate environment is hostile or mired in crime, domestic violence and poverty. 

When Daniel Simons, a grade four pupil at Searidge Primary School in Mitchells Plain in the  Western Cape, was bullied in grade one, he says he immersed himself in schoolwork. 

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Eunice Stoltz
Eunice Stoltz is a general news reporter at the Mail & Guardian.

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