School year will begin on September 15 every year - Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini announced at the briefing today. Minister said the schools will no longer be authorized to set the date of school year beginning anymore.
`From 2010 school year in public schools will begin on September 15 and the school year will be divided into two semesters. The first semester will end on December 24 and it will be followed by winter holiday, which will end on January 20. The second semester will always end on June 15,` Minister announced.
Only for the final form will end on May 20, as the minister defined. The schools will have a rotating holidays, which will fall on Easter and it will last one week.
`We shall also make some logistic changes, which will be announced later and it will refer to new subjects and the computerization of schools,` minister concluded.