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Education Minister names schools breaching no-auxiliary fee policy

Published:Wednesday | August 2, 2017 | 8:01 PM
Reid ... some schools have been coming up with creative ways to charge auxiliary fees, but his ministry will not tolerate it.

Education minister, Ruel Reid, has named five schools he says are breaching the governments no auxiliary fee policy, and is warning others he’ll be taking action if they find ways to charge parents.

At a post-Cabinet media briefing today, Senator Reid said the schools already brought to his attention are St Andrew High School for Girls, Mona High, The Queen’s School, Holy Childhood High and St Thomas Technical High.

Reid says some schools have been coming up with creative ways to charge auxiliary fees, but his ministry will not tolerate it.

 

Education Minister Ruel Reid

He says the ministry is providing enough funds to ensure schools can operate efficiently and these payments are being made early.

In addition, Reid says the ministry has already started delivering furniture to schools for the new school year.

 

Education Minister Ruel Reid