Battle over language in South African school heads to court

07/13/2005 | Christian Science Monitor, The

The high-profile case of Mikro Primary School, which wants to teach exclusively in Afrikaans, the language spoken by descendents of Dutch settlers, raises difficult questions about racism, heritage and culture. The government's insistence the school accept 21 nonwhite English-speaking children has led the school to file an appeal before South Africa's second-highest court.

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