Government official: 3000 pupils unable to read in Iringa

Kwanza Jamii, the new Iringa newspaper, quotes the District Commissioner saying that more than 3,000 students between Standards three and seven do not know how to read or write both English and Swahili. These observations, made by the highest ranking government official in the district, mirror the findings of Uwezo’s Annual Learning Assessment Report 2011. The District Commissioner advised parents, students and teachers to work harder in order to reduce the number of illiterate students. 

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