Education Minister: Almost 450,000 first-graders to be taught under new education program

Education Minister: Almost 450,000 first-graders to be taught under new education program

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Education and Science Minister Lilia Hrynevych says that 448,500 first-graders will be taught under the New Ukrainian School program from September 1, 2018.

“First-graders, and there are more than 448,500 first-graders in the whole country, will be taught under the new state standard of primary education. By the way, this is 40,300 first-graders more compared with the previous year,” she said at a government meeting on Wednesday, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

Hrynevych also stressed that more than UAH 1 billion in budget funds was allocated for to the New Ukrainian School.

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