The Department of Basic Education (DBE) has urged high schools not to discriminate against students who are well advanced in age.
This comes amid incidents involving 21-year-old school pupils across the country.
In the Free State, a 21-year-old Grade 12 pupil recently stabbed Matefo Mphosela, a 35-year-old physics teacher, to death at her house late in the evening.
The police are probing circumstances around the incident.
In Gauteng, a 21-year-old Grade 11 learner was arrested after fatally stabbing a schoolmate at Qalabotjha Secondary School in Vlakfontein.
The incident is suspected to have been related to gangsterism.
Meanwhile, in KwaZulu-Natal, another 21-year-old is in court for…
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