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In the state Duma a bill on the return of the special status of the school gold medal. The document is available on the website of the lower house of Parliament.
It is planned that in the presence of a medal “For special successes in the doctrine” students will get an additional 11 points to the results of the exam. “One point for each year a great academic year,” explained “the Russian newspaper” the initiator of the bill, first Deputy Chairman of the Duma energy Committee Igor Ananskikh. He believes that this will have on students motivation for excellent learning for all 11 years.
Head of the Center for analysis of educational data fied Ranepa Eugene Malevanov noted that the modern medal is issued only for the last two years of study. He also recalled that, at the moment all universities are free to decide how many additional points to give for a reward.
“Change is a — breaking approach to the relation of the powers of the University for the allocation of additional points. And this may entail major amendments to Federal legislation”, — said Malevanov.
On July 22, the state Duma urged not to reduce the number of budget places in universities for the sake of “future-proofing”. The Chairman of the Committee on science and education Vyacheslav Nikonov believes that the need to revise the “laid down in the education act formula according to which on 10 thousand of young people aged 17 to 30 years should be 800 budget places in universities.”
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