New academic year starts in Azerbaijan

New academic year starts in Azerbaijan
# 15 September 2009 06:00 (UTC +04:00)
This year 1 427 910 pupils will study at 4569 high schools of Azerbaijan. Moreover, 170 000 teachers will them.

Press service of the Education Ministry told APA 125 114 children would the pupils of the first form this year. In 2008 – 2009 academic year there were 119 600 pupils of the first form.

In this new academic year, 110 670 students will study at 37 state universities, but 19 690 students 16 private universities.

Baku City Education Department told APA that nearly 328 000 pupils will study at 326 secondary schools of the capital in this new academic year. 29 500 children will be the pupils of the first form.

Press Secretary of the Interior Ministry Sadig Gozalov told APA that the police maintained law and order in front of the schools and universities.
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THE OPERATION IS BEING PERFORMED