School transport a problem in the Free State
25 May 2012
Hundreds of children have been prevented from going to school in the Free State because of problems with transport.
The DA’s education spokesperson in the province Basil Alexander said MEC Tate Makgoe should act to rectify the problem immediately.
He added that school transport has come to a standstill as from 1 April, with a number of schools affected.
He said that at one school in the province teachers are sitting with empty classes.
Alexander said about 187 children who cannot attend classes because of school transport that has been stopped by the department.