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Equal Education's struggle with Motshekga - what we know so far

Equal Education's struggle with Motshekga - what we know so far | Education | Adjudication | Democracy | Scoop.it
We track Equal Education's two-year battle to get Angie Motshekga to publish norms for school infrastructure - a fight that is not over yet.
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Courts should ‘not have say’ in school closures, high court hears

Courts should ‘not have say’ in school closures, high court hears | Education | Adjudication | Democracy | Scoop.it
Eduard Fagan, for Western Cape education MEC Donald Grant, argues decision to close schools is an executive decision to be left to elected representatives, and not to courts
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Last year, judges Siraj Desai and Elizabeth Baartman granted the schools, their governing bodies and the South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (Sadtu) an urgent interdict halting the closures. The majority judgment highlighted that Mr Grant had not "meaningfully" consulted before reaching the decision to close the schools.

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Cape schools case back in court - Crime & Courts | IOL News | IOL.co.za

Cape schools case back in court - Crime & Courts | IOL News | IOL.co.za | Education | Adjudication | Democracy | Scoop.it
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"Communities were not properly consulted before a decision was taken to close a number of schools, the Western Cape High Court heard on Monday"

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Equal Education files new court papers to force Motshekga's hand

Equal Education files new court papers to force Motshekga's hand | Education | Adjudication | Democracy | Scoop.it
An Eastern Cape judge has agreed to treat Equal Education's new court application against the basic education minister as urgent.
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Holding government accountable THROUGH COURTS?

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Judgement reserved on school closures - Crime & Courts | IOL News | IOL.co.za

Judgement reserved on school closures - Crime & Courts | IOL News | IOL.co.za | Education | Adjudication | Democracy | Scoop.it
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Earlier, Grant's legal team argued teacher union Sadtu should pay the legal costs should the schools lose their legal battle to stay open.

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'School closures in children’s interest' - Crime & Courts | IOL News | IOL.co.za

'School closures in children’s interest' - Crime & Courts | IOL News | IOL.co.za | Education | Adjudication | Democracy | Scoop.it
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