3. The [Norms and Standards] allocation is intended primarily for learning and teaching support material (LTSM), local purchases, municipal services, essential day to day maintenance of school buildings, grounds equipment, and other everyday expenses.
It is suggested that schools divide their available allocation among the various expenditure categories as follows:
- 50% for LTSM orders for 2010. Each learner must have a textbook for each learning area;
- 24% for municipal services Schools may budget for a larger percentage if this is necessitated by expenditure tendencies;
- 6% for maintenance;
- 20% for local purchases
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