Curro School in Roodeplaat revisits Apartheid education

About 30 parents of learners at the Curro Foundation School in Roodeplaat, Pretoria have signed a petition questioning the school’s decision to separate learners by race. Parents want an explanation, but Curro Holdings’ management sees nothing wrong with this practice. Is it really 2015, or are we stuck in 1975?

– Featured image: Curro’s head office. Via Jodechon Parsons on Twitter.



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