THE devastating effect of the province's crumbling schools on education has been spelt out in papers before the Bhisho High Court.
This as the court was asked to hold that both the minister of basic education and the Eastern Cape education MEC were in flagrant breach of the law in the way they handled requests from storm-damaged schools for help.
The case is expected to be heard on November 20 and the outcome will be monitored by schools nationally, with 24 principals adding their affidavits of support to those of Mwenzeni Secondary School and Mkanzini Junior Secondary School.
Equal Education (EE) said Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga had refused to sign minimum norms and standards for school infrastructure.
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