Govt to stop funding to 800 private USE schools

Phased out: Students in an exam. Schools under the public private partnership will stop receiving grants from government by 2020. FILE PHOTO

What you need to know:

  • Implementation. The move is expected to start when the school term opens next month.
  • The ministry officials argue that the government has built capacity over the years in areas where they did not have any government-aided schools and are now ready to absorb those students in these institutions, adding that this, however, will be done in phases.
  • Miss out. Estimated number of students who were expected to benefit from the Public Private Partnership in Senior One.

KAMPALA. The Ministry of Education is considering to stop funding to 792 private secondary schools which have been implementing the Universal Secondary Education programme beginning next month when first term opens.

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