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1,000 community schools to be opened in province, KP Assembly told

1,000 community schools to be opened in province, KP Assembly told
PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly was told on Friday that about 1,000 community schools would be opened in the province besides reopening of the maktab/masjid schools.Winding up debate on...

Home Today's Paper Peshawar 1,000 community schools to be opened in province, KP Assembly told Peshawar September 19, 2020 PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly was told on Friday that about 1,000 community schools would be opened in the province besides reopening of the maktab/masjid schools.Winding up debate on education, Minister for Primary and Secondary Education Akbar Ayub said he had approved the establishment of 1,000 community schools in the province.The community schools would be opened in villages that did not have a school in a one-kilometer area for which one teacher would be provided, the minister said, adding, the maktab schools would also be reopened in the province.He said all tests were being conducted through testing agencies and one testing agency NTS collected Rs55 billion from candidates of the province during the last three years.

“Who own the testing agencies?The MPA from Mohmand district said testing agencies were fleecing the poor students.

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