MP Diggin explained the proposal to move the start of the school year

Vadim Denikin

The Deputy from LDPR Vadim Denikin, one of the authors of the bill that proposed to allow municipalities to transfer the beginning of the school year 1 September to 1 October, in an interview with “Parlamentskaya Gazeta”, explained its provisions.

“We propose to shift the academic year and vacations for a month. That is, the year may begin on 1 October and holidays from 1 July. We also offer to increase mercatoria the holidays,” said Diggin.

He said that the organizers of the educational process will be left the right to choose when to finish the school year in may or June. According to him, such innovations have long been asking for different regions of the country.

Earlier Tuesday, a bill was introduced in the electronic database of the lower house of Parliament deputies from LDPR Mikhail Degtyarev, Boris Chernyshov and Vadim and Derginin.

“The bill proposes to consolidate the local authorities of the municipality the right to postpone the academic year in educational institutions on October 1. Thus, the date of September 1 will be stored as General date of the beginning of the school year, but municipalities will be given the opportunity to carry it just depending on objective conditions”, — stated in the explanatory note to the bill.