Johannesburg – Protest actions by aggrieved parents and community members caused disruptions at some inland schools that opened for the first day of the new school year on Wednesday.
On the first day of school, one usually expects to see anxious smiles from learners who step into high schools for the first time, smiles and tears alike from parents who had to let go of their children entering Grade 1 for the first time.
Collectively, all of these experiences, as daunting as they may be, are also meant to be pleasing. Instead, incidents of fear, frustration and anger, coupled with protest action, are what some parents and children at some of the schools had to endure.
Parents at Mdelwa…
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