The government approved principles changes of investment in the educational infrastructure. They will speed up the process of organizing school net and make it more flexible, the Ministry of Education and Science reports.
"The principles of investing in the educational structure need to be updated in accordance with changed circumstances. We want to strengthen opportunities of local self-governances and give them more responsibility and support. We want to discuss with them possibility of delegation responsibility to them for the maintenance of the main schools network in the future. Today's changes - the proposal of more flexible solutions for investment - are also adopted to achieve this goal, "said Minister of Education and Science Mailis Reps.
In accordance with the changes, in the future, both municipal and private schools will be able to apply for public investment for schools, which are intended for students with special educational needs.