Tuesday 15 June 2021

It’s Back To School Day in Costa Rica

backtocschool

 

QCOSTARICA – Costa Rica students are back to school today, the start to the 2016 school year that runs to December.

- Advertisement -

One of the major challenges for the Ministry of Education – Ministerio de Educación Pública (MEP) – for 2016 is to reduce dropout.

“The expulsion or dropout is one of the major educational challenges of the country, although there are slight indications of progress,” says a report a MEP education committee of the education system and statistical analysis that says some 32,113 schoolchildren left the classroom in 2014.

For Sonia Marta Mora, Minister of Education, “Yo me apunto” is the main strategy to address to reduce the number of dropouts, working directly with 190 schools with high incidences of attrition.

To that end, the Minister is asking school administrators to report on the number of dropouts last year and how their going to handle the problem this year.

- Advertisement -

The MEP is also is looking to use the scholarship programs for students announced Monday, along with help from the Instituto Mixto de Ayuda Social, the IMAS (the government agency that operates the duty free stores at the airports, among other things) to keep children in school.

The IMAS and MEP will make available ¢5.715 billion colones to the program.

- Advertisement -

FACT CHECK:
We strive for accuracy in its reports. But if you see something that doesn’t look right, send us an email. The Q reviews and updates its content regularly to ensure it’s accuracy.

Ricohttp://www.theqmedia.com
"Rico" is the crazy mind behind the Q media websites, a series of online magazines where everything is Q! In these times of new normal, stay at home. Stay safe. Stay healthy.

Related Articles

Bribed with cars, sexual favors and money in exchange for road works contracts

QCOSTARICA - The OIJ uncovered a big pothole on Monday when...

Today’s Vehicle Restriction June 15: 3 & 4 CANNOT circulate

Today, Tuesday, June 15, vehicles with plates ending 3 & 4...

MOST READ

Will President Alvarado be vaccinated against Covid-19 soon?

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado is just another citizen when it comes to covid-19 vaccination, given his young age and good health,...

Central America is back in the news for the wrong reasons, Costa Rica is once again the exception

QCOSTARICA - Osta Rica has been the epicenter of regional diplomacy in recent days. The successive visits of the Secretary of State of the...

Today’s Covid News: Contagion rate in Costa Rica remains unchanged in the last week

QCOSTARICA - The contagion rate of covid-19 in Costa Rica in the last week did not change, a fact that is seen for the...

Today’s Vehicle Restriction June 15: 3 & 4 CANNOT circulate

Today, Tuesday, June 15, vehicles with plates ending 3 & 4 CANNOT circulate The measure is countrywide and applied between 5:00 am and 9:00 pm,...

Estadio Nacional

QCOSTARICA - The multipurpose national stadium, the first modern sport and event arena to be built in Central America, located La Sabana. The stadium was...

El Salvador Makes Bitcoin Legal Tender, A World First

Q24N (Reuters) El Salvador has become the first country in the world to adopt bitcoin as legal tender after Congress approved President Nayib Bukele's...

The US improves travel alerts for Central America; Not Costa Rica and Nicaragua

QCOSTARICA - The United States has eased travel advisories for most Central American countries, with the exception of Costa Rica and Nicaragua, according to...

Opinion: Peru’s electoral drama is damaging democracy

Q REPORTS (DW) In Peru, the left-wing village school teacher Pedro Castillo has in all probability been elected the new president. The fact that...

Tilaran, where the wind blows

QCOSTARICA - For years, Tilarán has seen the transit of tourists heading towards Lake Arenal, the homonymous volcano and La Fortuna or towards Monteverde. At...

WANT TO STAY UP TO DATE WITH THE LATEST!

Get our daily newsletter with the latest posts directly in your mailbox. Click on the subscribe and fill out the form. It's that simple!

Log In

Forgot password?

Forgot password?

Enter your account data and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Your password reset link appears to be invalid or expired.

Log in

Privacy Policy

Add to Collection

No Collections

Here you'll find all collections you've created before.