The candidates who sat they Kenya Certificate Of Primary Education are set to join form as parents from different parts of the country decry the high cost of school fees.
Kenya as other different countries, have experienced hard economic times brought by the Covid-19 pandemic and earning a living has become a difficult task.
And according to to The Standard, some parents have complained about the disoriented school calender which makes it difficult to raise enough money for school fees.
In the North Rift region, parents who rely on farm proceeds to fund their children’s education have expressed their frustration of the change in academic calender.
"Changes in education programme has affected our plans in clearing school fees for our children. First term normally begins in January when we have harvested produce and sold some portions to earn money for fees,” said Paul Kerich, a parent and farmer in Nandi told The Standard.
This comes despite CS Magoha assurance that the fees will be reduced due to the changes in the Education calender.
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