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Review school admissions policies
Review school admissions policies
Because the admission policy and practices of some schools have been in the media for the exclusionary effects they have on black pupils, the...
Tokyo med school admits it altered tests to keep women out
Tokyo med school admits it altered tests to keep women out
A Tokyo medical school on Tuesday admitted entrance test scores for female applicants were routinely altered to keep women out and apologised for...
Xenophobia’s shameful assault on schoolchildren
Xenophobia’s shameful assault on schoolchildren
COMMENTAs the nation reels from more xenophobic violence, another equally egregious form of institutionalised xenophobia played out far from...
Dozens of Thembelihle kids not in school yet
Dozens of Thembelihle kids not in school yet
About 40 Thembelihle children have been denied access to schools because of the Gauteng education department's incompetency, their parents...
All schools back to the grind
All schools back to the grind
Millions of South African children kicked off the 2014 academic year on Wednesday morning, as inland and coastal schools reopened.
Pupils come before school politics
Pupils come before school politics
The Constitutional Court's judgment last month in the dispute between Rivonia Primary and the Gauteng department of education was highly...
'Attacks on black pupils must end'
'Attacks on black pupils must end'
A coalition of community members and parents intends to march on Hoër Volkskool in Heidelberg, southeast of Johannesburg, on October 7 in...
Rivonia primary admission case: Education dept has final say
Rivonia primary admission case: Education dept has final say
The head of the provincial department of education has ultimate control over how many pupils can be admitted to a school, the Constitutional Court...
Schools strain at state’s long leash
Schools strain at state’s long leash
A vibrant jurisprudence is evolving in the Constitutional Court that will provide more clarity on the delineation of functions and the balance of...
Another school in court over admissions
Another school in court over admissions
Yet another dispute over school admissions — this time with racial overtones — is to be fought in court when Hoërskool Fochville...
Over 50 pupils without schools weeks after academic new year
Over 50 pupils without schools weeks after academic new year
16-year-old Busisiwe Maclean stays in Thembelihle, the troubled informal settlement located southwest of Johannesburg, and is battling to find a...
Angie could have avoided Rivonia school admissions saga
Angie could have avoided Rivonia school admissions saga
"If the minister had published norms and standards for school capacity then schools would know exactly how admissions should happen," said...

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