With the tough economic times the country is facing, some teachers still want to reap more from parents.
This has been happening in several schools where headteachers have been increasing school fees as they wish. But what is the Education ministry’s take on this?
Well, the school heads will now need to write to Education Cabinet Secretary Prof George Magoha and justify in detail their reasons for needing extra levies.
After sending their requests, they may or may not receive approval. Do you think this is a good move by the ministry?
Well, here are stories making headlines on Opera News App;
Schools can increase fees with Magoha’s approval
Schools — blamed for ripping off parents with illegal levies — will now be able to increase fees but only with the approval of Education CS George Magoha.
A circular by the ministry, seen by the Star, says institutions will need to write to Magoha and justify in detail their reasons for needing extra levies. Then they may or may not receive approval.
Childish acts of Kuria, Murkomen enabled by DP — Wanga
Deputy President William Ruto has no moral authority to hold that position and should resign, Homa Bay Woman Representative Gladys Wanga has said.
Wanga said Ruto continuously defies President Uhuru Kenyatta and shows him utmost disrespect by going against him on issues of national importance.
Sonko Rescue Team: garbage collectors strike, litter streets
Garbage collectors contracted by City Hall have downed their tools due to non-payment, even as the county’s Finance and Environment departments trade blame over who is responsible for the mess.
The disgruntled workers from Sonko Rescue Team, while clad in their bright red overalls, could be seen marching through parts of the Nairobi central business district (CBD) early Tuesday morning while emptying bins onto the street.