Demography

Fewer pupils

What does it matter if we have more school buildings, more classes and more teachers if the pupils are becoming fewer by the year? According to a National Statistics Service study released yesterday, the number of Greek pupils has declined by 160,000 over the past 10 years. The biggest drop, 3.2 percent, is recorded among high school and senior high school students. The number of pupils in primary education rose by a slight 0.9 percent, mainly due to the influx of foreign students.
(23.06.04)   commentary by Stamos Zoulas   ()
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