Citation
The Grenada newsletter.

Material Information

Title:
The Grenada newsletter.
Creator:
Alister Hughes
Hewitson Hughes, Alister Earl, 1919-
Hughes, Al, 1919-
Place of Publication:
St. George's, Grenada, West Indies
Publisher:
A. & C. Hughes
Publication Date:
Language:
English
Physical Description:
v. : ill. ; 36 cm.

Subjects

Genre:
newspaper ( sobekcm )

Record Information

Source Institution:
A. & C. Hughes
Holding Location:
A. & C. Hughes
Rights Management:
Copyright A. & C. Hughes. Permission granted to University of Florida to digitize and display this item for non-profit research and educational purposes. Any reuse of this item in excess of fair use or other copyright exemptions requires permission of the copyright holder.
Resource Identifier:
24157414 ( OCLC )

Downloads

This item has the following downloads:


Full Text
GRENADA, s

Alister Hughes
B. QO. Bax a5
St. George's

GRENADA NEWSLETTER FOR THE WEEK &

eee



PARENTS DEFY SCHUOL GRADER
Parents of students attending the State-owned Grenada Boys
Secondary School have started a campaign to fight a Governr

regulation that a blazer is compulsory as part of the scho

ima fawn
UbizTUDile

A well attended meeting of the Parent Teacher Association

held on Wednesday this week, expressed the opinion that the
of a blazer would work additional hardships on parents who
already hard pressed to meet increasing costs of school bo

and tuition fees,

aurpriss
Since 1972, at the instigation of the PTA, the blazer was
as a compulsory part of the school uniform, and,in a news
issued after Wednesday's meeting, the PTA expressed surpri
Government's decision to reintroduce the blazer had not be

communicated to parents but had come as information broade

Radio Grenada,

With only twotno" votes, the PTA meeting of over 200 perso
a resolution to "request all parents and guardians of studi
the Grenada Boys! Secondary School to ensure that students

their charge do not wear a blazer te school", Q

HE

GOVERNMENT CRITICIZED

et Rett ye a mre



weer ee

Alister Hughes

Sheet 2

The Convention, which was organised by the Youth Axzm of
JewelMovement, was held in the open air on @ playing fi
Tshteen area, just outside St . George's. Some 300
ahd young people from St. George's and other parts of t
attended, and heard papers read on "The Historical Deve
Edugation", "Education and the Struggle", WEducation fc

Development" and “Education and the Present Crisis".

Critical
Speakers were critical of Government's failure to make
grants to denominational schools, which failure has re
steap rise in school fees. There was criticism .als
Government's failure to pay its contribution to the Ur
the West Indies, as a result of which, Grenadians stuc
unable to enter the University unless they are able tt

cost af courses. This, it was felt, would deny thi

majority of prospective studentap from entering the U

Another National Canvention on Education is scheduled

place in mid-October.
HEHEHE

EXAMINATION FRAUD ?
Public concern is aroused over alleged irregularitie
holding of the 1974 Common Entrance Examinations to

Secondary Schools.



Alister Huches
Sheet 3

GRENADA NEWSLETTER FUR THE WEEK ENDING SEPTEMBER 2



lijegal

Sources close to the Education field state that three stv
who were already attending Secondary Schools, illegally s
1974 Common Entrance Examination. These sources say f
that, based on the results obtained by these students in
Examination, they have now bean awarded Government schol:
the Secondary Schools which they attended previously as f¢
students. :

4

No official statement has been made on this matter and ii

bean possible to get any information from Government.





September, 1974



Full Text


GRENADA, s

Alister Hughes
B. QO. Bax a5
St. George's

GRENADA NEWSLETTER FOR THE WEEK &

eee



PARENTS DEFY SCHUOL GRADER
Parents of students attending the State-owned Grenada Boys
Secondary School have started a campaign to fight a Governr

regulation that a blazer is compulsory as part of the scho

ima fawn
UbizTUDile

A well attended meeting of the Parent Teacher Association

held on Wednesday this week, expressed the opinion that the
of a blazer would work additional hardships on parents who
already hard pressed to meet increasing costs of school bo

and tuition fees,

aurpriss
Since 1972, at the instigation of the PTA, the blazer was
as a compulsory part of the school uniform, and,in a news
issued after Wednesday's meeting, the PTA expressed surpri
Government's decision to reintroduce the blazer had not be

communicated to parents but had come as information broade

Radio Grenada,

With only twotno" votes, the PTA meeting of over 200 perso
a resolution to "request all parents and guardians of studi
the Grenada Boys! Secondary School to ensure that students

their charge do not wear a blazer te school", Q

HE

GOVERNMENT CRITICIZED

et Rett ye a mre
weer ee

Alister Hughes

Sheet 2

The Convention, which was organised by the Youth Axzm of
JewelMovement, was held in the open air on @ playing fi
Tshteen area, just outside St . George's. Some 300
ahd young people from St. George's and other parts of t
attended, and heard papers read on "The Historical Deve
Edugation", "Education and the Struggle", WEducation fc

Development" and “Education and the Present Crisis".

Critical
Speakers were critical of Government's failure to make
grants to denominational schools, which failure has re
steap rise in school fees. There was criticism .als
Government's failure to pay its contribution to the Ur
the West Indies, as a result of which, Grenadians stuc
unable to enter the University unless they are able tt

cost af courses. This, it was felt, would deny thi

majority of prospective studentap from entering the U

Another National Canvention on Education is scheduled

place in mid-October.
HEHEHE

EXAMINATION FRAUD ?
Public concern is aroused over alleged irregularitie
holding of the 1974 Common Entrance Examinations to

Secondary Schools.
Alister Huches
Sheet 3

GRENADA NEWSLETTER FUR THE WEEK ENDING SEPTEMBER 2



lijegal

Sources close to the Education field state that three stv
who were already attending Secondary Schools, illegally s
1974 Common Entrance Examination. These sources say f
that, based on the results obtained by these students in
Examination, they have now bean awarded Government schol:
the Secondary Schools which they attended previously as f¢
students. :

4

No official statement has been made on this matter and ii

bean possible to get any information from Government.





September, 1974