During the last month the news circulated that in Formosa it could pass the school year owing 19 subjects. With the passing of days this began to lose strength and now louis basterra, Minister of Culture and Education of said province, clarified the situation. the official detailed how it really works and made it clear that there is a certain time to render.
In dialogue with Radio 10, the leader maintained that «It is not that the student can pass having 19 previous subjects, he can only have 3 of 2021«. In addition, he explained that “having studied in 2021, you can only have 3 previous ones for 2022. In the cases of students who missed the year due to the pandemic, they can pass and They will have a year to give them. If they approve them they continue and if not they will do it again«.
This is very different from what was originally believed regarding the 2022 school year. Specifically, a student is allowed to study the current year without having passed 2020, although with the mandatory condition of giving it throughout this period. For its part, in 2021 the traditional system of previous and disapproved returns for Formosa, something that is not the case in the rest of the country.
School dropout in Formosa
In addition, the official having recovered «14,000 young people out of 18,000 who were outside the system” since the start of the pandemic. In addition, he was awarded “having gone to look for them” so that they can recover their studies, one of the great inconveniences that the educational system is having to this day throughout Argentina.
Lastly, he stated that “the Ministry of Education The national system enabled each jurisdiction to adopt the best devices” for students to get through the year. This context made Formosa take the measures mentioned above, although other districts also did the same. By the end of the year it will be known if the strategy was successful or not.