Today, the cabinet secretary in charge of education has said that parents who are taking thier children to junior secondary schools should not be worrying about the fee because junior secondary schools is still under the primary school programme.
He said this while releasing the results of the for form one and grade seven placement. He said thag the government has set aside 9.6 billion for the free junior secondary school programme.
"President William Ruto has directed the Treasury to set aside KSh 15,000 per learner as a capitation to facilitate free learning in all public schools. This brings to the total government expenditure of KES 9.6 billion for this calendar year," He said.
He also made it clear that no public schools should charge fees for grade seven learners unless the schools is a boarding school. Be also said that the state will continue facilitating senior secondary where it will provide sh. 22,224 to each learner.
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