Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke found itself in the headlines for all the wrong reasons on Wednesday, a day South Africa was celebrating as we saw our kids off to school for the first time in 2019. Read – Placement of Schweizer-Reneke Laerskool Grade R learners by race causes outrageEnraged mother speaks on Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke incidentOne of the kids’ mother, who spoke to Times Live, recalled how she felt when the photo was sent by the Grade R classroom teacher to the school’s WhatsApp group. Twitter / @ZimkhithaMNorth West Basic Education dept launch investigationThis is the contentious part of this whole saga, according to the North West Basic Education department’s spokeperson, Freddy Sepeng. Should it be found to be true, we strongly condemn that because [we can’t have that] in this era. We still have not received any word from the school and will be sure to provide updates as they trickle in.
Source: The North Africa Journal January 10, 2019 07:13 UTC