A third of Eastern Cape schools haven't received textbooks, while 610 have no principal, report says

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Schools in the Eastern Cape still haven't received textbooks.
Schools in the Eastern Cape still haven't received textbooks.
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With less than three days to go until the reopening of schools on Monday, only 63% of Eastern Cape schools have received their textbooks and graded reader deliveries, with around 20% of them still awaiting the delivery of their workbooks.

A graded reader is a book that helps with teaching foundation phase learners how to read.

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