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Get lasting solution to arson in schools - 8 months ago, 12 June 00:27

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The frequency of school fires in recent weeks should jolt the authorities into action. In the past few weeks, we have reported at least 10 incidents across various counties and although, mercifully, no major tragedies have occurred, there is every reason to be worried and take necessary precautions to forestall calamities. These incidents are a premonition of possible disasters.

Last week, Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed issued a directive to principals to give daily briefs to county education officers on the security situation in their schools in the wake of the rising cases of student unrest and, in particular, the burning of the institutions’ facilities.

The principals and their deputies are also under instruction to stay in school and intensify surveillance.

REGULAR MEETINGS

At the same time, school boards of management have been directed to hold regular meetings with the institutional managers to assess the levels of discipline and ...
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