Best of Luck candidatesToday is a significant day Tanzania’s 860,000 children who are sitting their Standard Seven national examination. The results will determine whether the candidates join Form One next year or the pitiful army of primary school dropouts.
It is a time of anxiety for parents too, for every mother and father wants their child to get a good education and, by extension, a promising life. Low income parents are probably the most nervous. They have the most to lose if their children do not make the grade for a place in public schools. Private school fees are famously well beyond the reach of the poor.source: the citizen newspaper