ACCRA, Ghana (CNS) – The government of Ghana has indicated it might be making a move to return management and supervision of mission schools to religious bodies. Church leaders welcomed the move but called for an educational partnership agreement to make a smooth transition. Bishop John Kwofie of Sekondi-Takoradi, who is in charge of education for the bishops’ conference, said the government originally helped mission schools because it was in charge of education. “Educating the population of a country is an immense duty that the state cannot do alone,” he said. “This assistance, however, evolved into what seemed like taking over the schools from their rightful owners who have, in some instances, been relegated to the background on account of the lack of clear policies or agreement,” he said.