Off to school…

Kids all over the place. Boys in suits and girls in dresses. Hair is cut and all are at their best behavior…

School in Russia starts back into session. The kids for the most part all have gifts for the teachers. From apples and oranges, flowers and boxes of candies. The days of summer are over and kids are back in school, here in Russia…

Boza and I have walked twice this morning and the second walk at around 7:30 a.m. gave us a view of a Russia that is amazing. Kids dressed in their Sunday best and soon teachers all over Russia will have more than a few gifts to deal with. I am not sure how they will get these flowers and candies all home, but happy teachers they will be…

School is held from September 1 until the final week of May, with exams in June. The school day normally starts at 8 a.m. and finishes at 1 or 2 in the afternoon. Students generally attend class 5 days a week, although some schools require extra study on Saturdays.

For your information most kids go to school six days a week…

The girls have big white flowers in their hair and the boys for the most part have ties on…

Education General education is free and available to all Have mostly state schools but private schools have recently been establish. Starts at preschool before the age 6 3 stages of compulsory general education Primary Education- 4 years Basic General Education- 5 years Secondary Education- 2 to 3 years General education is 34 weeks of the year, 27-36 hours of study per week School year is from September 1 to the beginning of June

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Now you have some more facts on Russia…

WtR

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