Holness Warns School Administrators

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness is warning school administrators against charging parents exorbitant fees, to register for school, come September. 

Prime Minister Holness, who’s also Member of Parliament for West Central St. Andrew, says he’s been seeing more requests from his constituents, to help with covering school registration packages.  

Mr. Holness says he understands that school administrators are charging more fees as a means of improving their institutions. 

But, the Prime Minister says government contribution to secondary schools, have increased dramatically. 

Prime Minister Holness, says while this may not be adequate, it’s important that all students have equal access to education.

Prime Minister Andrew Holness, addressing the Primary Exit Profile, PEP, Awards Function 2019, today. 



Stevian Simmonds is an investigative journalist with almost 3 years of experience in radio broadcasting, production and reporting. She graduated from Caribbean School of Media and Communication in 2014 and joined Nationwide News in 2016. In 2018, she produced a special report examining the working conditions of the Bussiness Process Outsourcing Industry. She worked undercover as a call center agent for a month, revealing the lack of data protection and general security infrastructure in the industry. Her report also highlighted the poor working conditions and remuneration faced by workers in the industry. In 2018, Stevian traveled to New Delhi India where she participated in the Inaugural WHO Partners Forum benefiting from critical training related to reporting on women’s and children’s health issues.


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