A major probe is underway into an alleged matric cheating network in Mpumalanga province, reports the Sunday Times.
One school under investigation, Magigwana Secondary, was noted and praised last year for achieving the highest number of bachelor passes in the province.
However, a deeper dive into the school’s logistics reveals some suspicious information.
The school boasts 1,008 pupils across all grades this year, yet 527 — over half of all pupils — are matric learners.
This is despite only 243 pupils being registered for Grade 11 at the school last year.
Three other schools — Dlumana High, Nyamazane High, and Mugena High, have also been identified for their abnormally high number of matric learners.
An investigation is reportedly underway to determine what brought so many new…