The pass rates for Mathematics and English, still languish at 34% and 70% respectively at the 2023 Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) Examinations. according to Chief Education Officer Saddam Hussain

He made this disclosure yesterday, during the announcement of preliminary results for CSEC and the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Exam (CAPE) at the Anna Regina Multilateral School, Essequibo Coast, in Region Two

The Chief Education Officer stressed the need for improvement in these core subjects but pointed out that the percentages are subject to change since the results were preliminary.

The issue of low performance in Mathematics has long plagued the region.