Monday, July 13, 2020

Kenyan Government Asked Schools to Refund School Fees to Parents

The Kenyan government has asked schools to either refund parents the school fees paid for this academic year or agree to put it towards next year.

Kenya’s education minister, George Magoha made this known while responding to concerns raised after his announcement on Tuesday, July 7, that primary and secondary schools would not reopen until 2021 as Coronavirus cases in the country were rising.

He said this year’s school calendar has been declared null and void due to the COVID-19, with all students to repeat a year as schools had closed in mid-March, three months after the school calendar had begun.

The government’s decision imposed on children to repeat a year in a school did not pleased some parents.

Some of the country’s parents’ association said the online classes were a good way to keep the students busy.

It has being confirmed that more than 8,000 cases of Coronavirus with at least 164 deaths in the East African country.

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