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Huge Relief to Parents as Education CS Makes a Major Announcement on JSS School Fees

Ahad of releasing Kenya primary school education Assessment ( KEPSA) examination results, education cabinet secretary Mr Ezekiel Machogu has made an announcement that might hand parents having childrens in Junior Secondary schools a huge relief.

As relayed by NTV, Ezekiel Machogu has revealed that no school will charge fee for junior secondary schools students who will be domiciled in primary schools as planned.

He as well disclosed government's plans which are inclined towards catering for junior secondary school students alleging that government has set aside ksh 9.6 billion for the said JSS this financial year.

Machogu further revealed president William Ruto's directive to treasury which is purported to aid in promoting free education in all government schools.

To do so, the head of has directed treasury to set aside a whooping ksh 15, 000 per learner in public schools.

Machogu as well gave a go forward for all 1.2 million learners who sat for Kenya primary school education Assessment ( KEPSA) to transit directly to standard seven in Junior secondary school.

" CS Machogu: President Ruto has directed the Treasury to set aside KES 15,000 per learner as capitation to facilitate free learning in all public schools; govt will spend a total of KES 9.6B for the learners in JSS in this calendar year…", he said.

Concerning curriculum to be used, he stated that education ministry has already released their syllabus as they await for presidential taskforce to do the same in March.

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