The number of secondary schools in Ukraine in the new academic year decreased by 225, however, the number of students in them has increased by 38 thousand, said the Minister of education and science Serhiy Kvit.
"in connection with the needs of the residents network of educational institutions has decreased from 17 thousand to 17 603 378 thousand, while the number of students in educational institutions has increased from 757 to 3 thousand 3 thousand 795 thousand" – quotes the expression of the official Ukrainian magazine " Today ".
According to the Minister, this is due to " demographics ", which in the last period of time improve. Remember, Ministry of education of Ukraine from 2016 back to school 12-year study. At the end of July, the Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk summed up that the quality of school education in the country with a big problem: 70% of graduates do not know the date of signing of the agreement about unification with the European Union. Review of the head of the Ukrainian government, this can be considered evidence of the decline of the education system, which, according to Yatsenyuk, lasts for decades." in higher education, adopted a law, which gives the opportunity to build a higher education system on the model of European and American ", - said Ukrainian Prime Minister.