President Uhuru Kenyatta has thanked teachers for the good work they did during the 2017 KCPE. Speaking on his behalf, Education PS Belio Kipsang said President Kenyatta is committed to invest heavily in education. The PS says this year candidates recorded the best marks ever. He said the number of children who attained 400 marks increased from 5000 to 9000. He said the number of children who get less than 100 marks reduced from 6000 last year to 2000 this year.