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No war zones!

Gercine Carter

No war zones!

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Barbados’ schools must be oases of peace, says Minister of Education Ronald Jones.
In an impassioned address to students of Ellerslie Secondary School, in Black Rock, St Michael, yesterday morning the minister declared that there must be no war zones in schools.
“There must be no trafficking of drugs in our schools or around our schools,” Jones said. “Our schools must be oases of peace. They must be places for learning to take place.”
The minister’s comments, made during morning assembly, were prompted by an earlier newspaper report of a parent requesting a transfer of a student because of an incident at the school.
Read the full story in today’s SATURDAY SUN.