As the controversial Partnership Schools for Liberia initiative enters its second year, a report conducted by the Center for Global Development has revealed that the program is costly to run, although it significantly raised students’ learning in its first year, compared with standard public schools.
Ahead of the Grand Bassa County Council Sitting on Friday in Buchanan, Grand Bassa residents are calling on delegates to prioritize the Grand Bassa County Education Foundation.
The Liberian Senate has passed a vote of no confidence in the leadership of George Werner as minister of education.
According to the results of the late July exams, out of 5,243 candidates who sat the exams at the undergraduate level, the College of General Studies, and the David A. Straz-Sinje Technical and Vocational College, 20 percent passed.
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has called on recent graduates of Cuttington University to use their education to transform the country.
Members of the Grand Kru Legislative Caucus have blamed the poor performance of students in the county to in adequate supervision on the part of the Ministry of Education.
Marklyn Wingbah, a student of the Carver Mission Academy in Paynesville, was named the best performing candidate for the senior high category.
Amid graduation ceremonies being held before the release of WAEC scores, Mayor Benjamin S. K. Dokpa of Ganta has stressed the need for institutions around the country to respect the rules established by the Ministry of Education.