135,550 candidates scored grade D,
179,381 candidates scored grade D- and
35,536 scored grade E.
More than half the candidates who sat last year’s Form Four examination failed and cannot proceed to higher education or secure gainful employment.
On Thursday December 21st, Parliament’s Education Committee chairman Julius Melly, Opposition leader Raila Odinga and Kenya National Union of Teachers (Knut) secretary-general Wilson Sossion demanded for a detailed report on 2017 KCSE questioning the credibility of the results.
More than 350,000 students obtained grades D and below, which cuts them off from pursuing any professional course.
Most certificate courses in our colleges have recently upgraded entry qualification to a minimum of C.
~ Source: Daily Nation