The Federation of Governing Bodies of South African Schools, which acts on behalf of member School Governing Bodies says the Gauteng Department of Education jumped the gun when publishing new feeder zones.
Poor planning is to blame for the more than 30 000 Gauteng Grade 1 and 8 pupils, who have not yet been placed at schools for 2018, says the CEO of the Federation of Governing Bodies of South African Schools.
The Federation of Governing Bodies of South Africa will appeal a court ruling that states schools do not have absolute authority over "feeder zones", nor final say if a child can be turned away.
A parent who lies about where they live in order to get into a particular school could spend at least six months in jail, according to a proposed bill by the basic education department.
The High Court in Johannesburg has ordered that the Gauteng Department of Education must take into account schools' admission and language policies when dealing with admission of pupils for 2016.
The Gauteng education department will oppose a court bid by Fedsas to stop the implementation of schools for "klein baases".
The reappointment of Angie Motshekga as basic education minister has been welcomed by the Federation of Governing Bodies of SA Schools.
The Federation of Governing Bodies of South African Schools (Fedsas) says it will ask the South African Human Rights Commission to investigate the Free State education department’s “repeated failure” to make payments to public schools.
The Federation of Governing Bodies of South African Schools (Fedsas) and the Organisation for Religious Education and Democracy (OGOD) will square off in the High Court in Johannesburg over the use of religion in schools.
A judgment giving the Gauteng education department the final say in determining school admissions policy is a "'victory for transformation'', its MEC has said.
The Gauteng Department of Education is willing to take the case against the conversion of single-medium schools to parallel medium all the way to the Constitutional Court, MEC Panyaza Lesufi says.
The Federation of Governing Bodies of SA Schools' is going to court in a bid to stop the Gauteng Education Department from converting some schools from single- to dual medium schools.
Afrikaans will be the medium of instruction at Fochville High School following a settlement between the school and the Gauteng education department.
The Federation of Governing Bodies of SA Schools (Fedsas) has lent its support to the ministerial investigation into alleged corruption in teacher appointments.
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