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New school year opens in Bulgaria

New school year opens in Bulgaria

9/15/2009 12:16:32 PM

By tradition, at 9 hours, September 15 all 2667 municipal and state-run schools in Bulgaria opened the new school year under the sound of the national anthem and by hoisting the national flag. First graders this year are 59 596 or about 4 thousand less than last year. In her opening address Education Minister Yordanka Fandakova assured Bulgarian teachers that the major priority in the work of the government would be education, despite the crisis. Mrs. Fandakova expressed her hope that with this year’s new programme schools would become a more attractive place for kids.

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