Thousands of kids to repeat year because ‘automatic progression’ policy delayed

Experts and parents sharply divided over department’s deferred plan to let grades 1 and 2 pass no matter what

16 December 2020 - 19:43 By prega govender

Thousands of pupils who failed grades 1 to 3 have been denied the chance of being pushed through next year because of government’s delay in implementing the “automatic progression” policy...

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