ConCourt to hear arguments on school governing body powers

2016-05-05 05:18
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Johannesburg - The Federation of Governing Bodies of South Africa (Fedsas) will on Wednesday appeal a court ruling in favour of the Gauteng Department of Education on amendments to the admissions regulations.

The Supreme Court of Appeal ruled that school governing bodies do not have absolute authority over the controversial feeder zones in the province, nor the final word on whether a school can turn a child away.

Fedsas believed the ruling interferes with its powers.

The matter will be heard in the Constitutional Court in Johannesburg on Thursday.

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