Name: Juliana O’Connor-Connolly
District: Cayman Brac East
CANDIDATE IN THE NEWS
While parents of students in private schools question why they need to pay full fees during school closures, the association representing the schools say, without fees, the schools may have to close permanently.
Government has purchased 16 new vehicles for public primary and high schools in the Cayman Islands. The total cost for the vehicles was $745,752, according to the Department of Education Services.
Water service has been restored to all customers across Grand Cayman.
Education officials are considering adding cameras in local classrooms.
Government has announced plans to spend nearly $1.5 billion dollars over the next two years to support its plans and programmes. In a special feature, we analyse where that money comes from and where it goes.
The Ministry of Education has enlisted the help of a local public relations agency to promote the new curriculum being implemented in its primary schools, but so far little information on the programme has been released.
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