Political parties, trade unions and education advocacy groups have welcomed the class of 2011’s matric pass rate with caution.
The South African Democratic Trade Union said the results showed an improvement, but that inequalities still plagued schools and provinces.
The union pointed out that, “The results reflect an inequality in our society. Our sense is that issues of historical disadvantaged and poverty associated with race, class and the rural-urban divide are still prevalent.”
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