Disadvantages In Secondary Education In Jamaica

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Pupils who achieve top marks in GSAT seek and gain places in highly subscribed traditional high schools, leaving low-performing students to fill the available spaces in upgraded secondary schools. There should be no issue with the dispersion of these high performers across all the high schools in Jamaica, if parents can be assured that their children would receive the same quality of education and a chance to holistic growth and development from secondary institutions. Many might retaliate against this statement but the truth of the matter is that many of our high schools lack adequate resources, effective administration, financial support for needed materials, and in some cases, well-trained or qualified teachers. Why should we be placing…show more content…
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