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We expected the matric pass rate drop - expert

06 January, 11:35 AM

While the country celebrates the 75.8% matric pass rate, education economist Nicholas Spaull explains the pass rate is only one small statistic in measuring the success of the class of 2014.

Spaull explains the drop in the pass rate was to be expected, considering this was the first year matriculants were assessed according to Caps (Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statements) standards. Watch.

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