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Head teachers guilty of fees hike pardoned

06 January 2016, 08:19

Nairobi - Head teachers who had flouted the new school fees guidelines have been pardoned following pleas of mercy from Teachers' unions.

In a meeting between the Education Cabinet Secretary, Fred Matiang’i and officials from Kenya National Union of Teachers (Knut) and Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers (Kuppet) Tuesday, it was revealed that about 700 head teachers had hiked fees.

This number represents 10 per cent of secondary schools in the country, Standard reports.

The ministry capped school feed to KES 9 374 for day secondary schools, KES 32 385 for special schools and and KES 53 543 for boarding secondary schools per year.

- For more details visit Standard

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