900 Fewer First-Graders in 2016

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Bulgaria: 900 Fewer First-Graders in 2016 BGNES

A total of 66,611 children will be first-graders in 2016. Last year, the number was 67,503.

According to data of the regional educational directorates, the number of pupils in grades 1-12 in the new 2016-2017 academic year will be 719,405.

Due to the demographic crisis, 27 schools will be closed down, mostly primary schools. 12 of these will be closed down.

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