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We just want our textbooks, say ‘frustrated’ Eastern Cape schools

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We just want our textbooks, say ‘frustrated’ Eastern Cape schools

Despite being ordered to ensure pupils have books and stationery, provincial education department has not done so

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Principals in Eastern Cape are pleading with the provincial education department to supply them with textbooks before schools reopen on Tuesday.

A snap survey by the National Professional Teachers’ Organisation of SA (Naptosa) of just 400 schools in the province revealed that 113 of those that responded by Friday had not received textbooks.

And at least 26 of the 115 schools that did receive learning material complained of not being supplied with the correct quantity...

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