SA’s largest private school group Curro will cut capital expenditure by about a fifth in 2020 as SA’s largest private education group struggles to retain students in a weak economy.  

Founded in 1998, Curro has been growing at a breakneck pace — the number of students has increased 15-fold since 2011 to nearly 63,000. This as middle-class and higher-income parents, frustrated with under resourced, over-crowded state run schools, splashed out on private education.  

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