Lithuania's new school year starting next week will be ten days longer and several new subjects, including national security and defense and sexuality and family life education, will be added to the curriculum, officials said.
Education and Science Minister Jurgita Petrauskiene said that the extension would allow spreading learning programs more evenly throughout the school year and would help students to improve their results.
Deputy Education and Science Minister Grazvydas Kazakevicius said that even more days would likely be added to the 2018-201...
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