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Western Cape matric pass hits 85.9% after supplementary exams - MEC

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(Duncan Alfreds, News24)
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Cape Town - The Western Cape matric pass rate has increased to 85.9% following supplementary exams and re-marks, Education MEC Debbie Schafer said on Thursday.

A total of 779 candidates passed the supplementary examinations after writing in February and March, while 120 matriculants passed after applying for re-marks.

"This means that an additional 899 candidates have now achieved their national senior certificate for 2015," Schafer said in a statement.

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