25 brand new and completely modernized schools were opened in Ukraine, as the President of the country Petro Poroshenko stated during the celebrations marking the beginning of the school year which took place in Kyiv lycee, the President’s Administration reports.
“We restored the infrastructure in Donbas. We are constructing new roads. We are building new schools and kindergartens. And only today 25 new and fully modernized schools were opened in Ukraine,” Poroshenko noted.
The President congratulated the pupils and said that today more than 16,000 schools opened their doors for almost 4 million pupils. 450,000 of them are first-grade pupils who will study under a new program.
Earlier, it was reported that the first graders would start studying by the textbooks since October, as first study month will be adaptational.
Reportedly, since September 1, education reforms block “New Ukrainian school” was introduced in Ukraine: now the pupils will study 12 years, report cards are canceled along with the home tasks for the lower grades.