Back to school, but it’s bums on buckets and beer crates for pupils
It’s back to school on Wednesday, and many children will be sitting on beer crates, hard floors, buckets and concrete building blocks.
There are 6,567 schools with a shortage of school furniture, this is according to a presentation by deputy education minister Enver Surty to parliament in November. This means a quarter of SA’s 23,796 state schools are without adequate desks and chairs.
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