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Jamaican government committed to universal access to secondary education

by Staff Writer

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Aug. 25, CMC – Prime Minister Andrew Holness says his administration is committed to ensuring universal access to secondary education.

educationHe said although government has limited resources and there are challenges, education should be a right for all Jamaican children.

Holness said children should be entitled to a place in primary school a good quality high school regardless of their background or ability to afford it and the country should provide that for every child.

“We understand the cost of education, but we also understand the cost of ignorance. If we are going to see the fulfillment of all our children, we need to have an education system that caters to their various skills and abilities,” said the Prime Minister in a delivering an address at a function on Wednesday.

He added that the government is also trying to put plans in place by initiating a no tuition fee policy at the secondary level.

 

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KINGSTON, Jamaica, Aug. 25, CMC – Prime Minister Andrew Holness says his administration is committed to ensuring universal access to secondary education.

educationHe said although government has limited resources and there are challenges, education should be a right for all Jamaican children.

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Holness said children should be entitled to a place in primary school a good quality high school regardless of their background or ability to afford it and the country should provide that for every child.

“We understand the cost of education, but we also understand the cost of ignorance. If we are going to see the fulfillment of all our children, we need to have an education system that caters to their various skills and abilities,” said the Prime Minister in a delivering an address at a function on Wednesday.

He added that the government is also trying to put plans in place by initiating a no tuition fee policy at the secondary level.