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Poor parental support and communication failing Yeoville school kids - principal

Schools in Yeoville are under strain due to the lack of support from parents, says Yeoville Community School principal Martha Mente.

According to Mente, most parents do not invest time in their children's education or participate in school-related activities.

In addition, she says that communication is affected by language barriers.

Newsletters are written in English, while many families have different mother tongues.

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