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Byline: Benjamin Muindi and John Ngirachu
Tough conditions have been imposed on students seeking re-admission in schools affected by the recent wave of strikes.
Parents will have to pay between Sh2,000 and Sh6,500 per student to cover for the damage caused when students burnt dormitories and destroyed other school property during the protests that rocked more than 300 schools countrywide.
Some 700 students of Mwasere Girls Secondary School in Taita District will each pay Sh6,500 for the reconstruction of a dormitory burnt during the protests. In some institutions, students in boarding schools will be made day scholars.
In other schools they will have to sign declarations that they will not take prohibited items to school. Personal interviews will be conducted to establish who led the arson attacks in which schools lost millions of shillings in properties.
The Ministry of Education has already declared that students who led the arson attacks would not be re-admitted. It has also stopped the …