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Millions of kids out of school despite free education

Even without fees, levies on things like food keep children out of school

In Summary

• Official policy is that no learner should be sent away from school for lack of money

• But Education CS Magoha told principals not to admit kids with school fees arrears

By the time Lillian was enrolled in school, she was at that age where children are losing their milk teeth. Her agemates were already in their second or third year of schooling.

Despite her ...