Source Pravda.Ru

Schools for children with deviant behaviour to be opened in Moscow

It is planned to open in the new school year special secondary schools in Moscow for children and teen-agers with a deviant, socially dangerous behaviour. Apart from a traditional education course, these schools will provide psychological, medical and social rehabilitation.

In the 2002-2003 school year, twelve new secondary schools will be opened in Moscow, says a draft resolution of the Moscow administration on the preparation of the educational sphere for the new school year. The document will be discussed at a session of the Moscow government on Tuesday.

It is also planned to open a boarding school for gifted children and a Centre for Urgent Psychological Aid for children and their parents.