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The Star Early Edition - - LETTERS - Themba Dube

re­tort, “Lead by ex­am­ple Mr Pres­i­dent”. Gars­fontein THE place­ment of pupils in schools of their own choice should by now, af­ter 23 years of a demo­cratic gov­ern­ment sys­tem, have ceased to be a prob­lem.

Surely the real so­lu­tion is to en­sure that ALL schools are ac­cept­able to all pupils, and their par­ents. Pupils of all ages should be placed at the near­est school to their home, not bussed huge dis­tances daily!

We can spend huge amounts of money on palaces, pri­vate homes and mu­se­ums but can­not get the ba­sic prob­lems right. Imag­ine if all

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