Parents worried about students
A group of concerned parents is rallying support for students at Alexandra School, which has been hit by industrial action.
For the third time in as many years, students at the school have been disadvantaged because teachers represented by the Barbados Secondary Teachers Union (BSTU) are staging industrial action to protest treatment meted out to them by principal Jeff Broomes.
Carlos Moore, who has a son in third form at the St Peter school, said the small but growing group drafted a letter which he hand-delivered to the Ministry of Education yesterday. It is addressed to the permanent secretary and copied to the Chief Education Officer.
They said they have endured the “saga” and “discord” for some time, and that their major concern was for the well being of their children.
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