Photo by Media Center Ukraine — Odesa: Serhii Shkarlet, Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine
November 11, 2022, 15:31

There are now almost 12,000 schools in Ukraine, in which almost 4 million schoolchidren study

Minister of Education and Science Serhii Shkarlet says about this during a briefing at the Media Center Ukraine-Odesa.

“The educational process takes place in 12,923 schools, where 3,967,000 students study. 75% of children study in full-time or mixed form, this is our victory. 74% of schools have shelters, although in July this figure was only 11%. This applies to the so-called rear areas,” the minister said.

This happens in 12 so-called rear regions. “In other regions, these are Mykolaiv, Luhansk, and Donetsk regions, parts of Sumy, Chernihiv, Volyn, Odesa, and Zaporizhzhia regions, where artillery fires at a distance of 45-50 km, we cannot allow these schools to work offline,” added Serhii Skarlet.

As the minister also added, there are currently 34 russian-language schools in Ukraine.

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