From basic education to job creation: five key points raised by MPs during the Sona debate

DA leader Mmusi Maimane proposed to parliament what he called seven reforms that would lead to the country's transformation.

Among them was basic education. Maimane expressed concerns about the quality of education in public schools, but offered a solution which he believes will ensure that the public sector is on par with private education.

  "We have to introduce charter schools, a public-private partnership which will allow our children to walk to schools closer to them, and receive education which is private compared.

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