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Education Minister to present free SHS Bill to Parliament – Afenyo-Markin

Education Minister to present free SHS Bill to Parliament – Afenyo-Markin

This aims to regulate and ensure the sustainability of the Free SHS policy amidst growing concerns about potential cancellation by future administrations and the challenges currently facing the program.

They suggested that parents who choose boarding facilities for their children should bear the associated costs.

Additionally, EduWatch recommended that the policy be targeted at children from poor households, utilizing data from the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) program to identify eligible beneficiaries.

He emphasized that the legislation seeks to enhance the policy's effectiveness and sustainability, aligning with the aspirations set forth in Chapter 5 of the Constitution.

"I'm also able to report that the Education Minister will present the Free SHS Bill to Parliament.

He added, "In other words, there are provisions in the constitution that you cannot enforce; you cannot claim the right to those provisions.

The fact that they are there does not mean that you can apply to the court to enforce those rights; they are aspirational."

Source: ghanaweb.com

Source: GhanaWeb


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