Kasese Secondary School has today Wednesday sent all learners home for a short term break following a financial crisis that has barred the school from meeting its day to day duties.
The situation has been compounded by the inability of most parents to meet their fees obligations at the school due ro the present economic meltdown. The situation has triggered huge fees debts due to the biting economic hardships emanating from skyrocketing prices of food and other items
The HeadTeacher Mr Muserero Augustine narrates that effective Wednesday all students should keep home and for the case of S.4 candidates they are to report back to school on Sunday 17th/7/2022 with fully paid fees as they will be sitting their mock exams on Monday 18th July.
Muserero in a press letter issued today morning clearly indicated that the rest of the students should report back to school on Tuesday 19th July with Nil balances and they will immediately start up end of term exams on 20th July.
The education sector is one of the least funded in Kasese district which passed a Shs 96b budget and allocated 36.8 percent allocated to education and 23.3 percent for health sector development.