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35000 students cannot be placed

2008-10-28 00:59:57
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Out of the 173,00 candidates that qualified to enter second cycle institutions in the Upper East Region 35,000 of them could not be placed. This is because they could not get their first to fourth choices and their names had to be returned to the various municipalities and district.

This was disclosed by the Regional Coordinator of the Computerized Schools Selections and Placement System, CSSPS James Adoganga in an interview in Bolgatanga.

He said the situation disappointed many parents because of the assurance of the GES of instant placement for students this academic year.

Mr. Adoganga said a number of vacancies were declared in some schools including day schools but parents are feeling reluctant to send their children to those schools. He said the CSSPS Secretariat not can choose schools for students.

Mr. James Adoganga said government is however committed to ensuring that every qualified student is placed. He therefore advised parents to choose schools where vacancies have been declared. In the Upper East Region such as the Kusamaba and Zebilla Secondary Schools as well as the Bawku and Bolgatanga Technical Schools.


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