Education Minister Petter St Jean has indicated that students will be given the opportunity to sit the CXC examinations in 2019.
He said this will only be considered if the students' parents make that request to the respective schools.
Meanwhile, St Jean says his ministry will soon commence registration for the 2018 examinations.
Meantime, St Jean said an order has been placed to procure all the textbooks for students in the 4th & 5th forms.
He said that at a later date, textbooks will be procured for students from forms 1 - 3.
Minister for Education Petter St Jean
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