The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education has instructed a Durban high school to withdraw its expulsion notice and allow a pregnant Grade 9 learner to return to school with immediate effect.
Described as discrimination and a violation of the South African Schools Act (Sasa), the pregnant learner was allegedly expelled from Sithengile High School once her pregnancy became noticeable.
The DA provincial spokesperson for education, Dr Imran Keeka, raised alarm bells when he asked Education MEC Mbali Frazer to intervene during a recent sitting of the KwaZulu-Natal legislature.
He told the MEC…
South Africa Education News