They summed it up as a ‘state-engineered massacre’ that is not based on decisions informed by science and the appreciation for human life.
The deputy minister stressed that lives can’t be put at risk all for the sake of successfully completing an academic year.
The department has plans to liaise with the Association for Home Education to ensure that these learners do not ‘fall out of the system’.
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