Medvedev urged to bring high-speed Internet to each school

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More and more Russian schools enjoys high speed Internet, but it’s not enough. This was stated by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev at session of Presidium of the presidential Council for strategic development and national projects, reports channel “MIR 24”.

“This work should be accelerated. For each school network access will be free, financing, operation and payment of traffic will occur at the expense of means of the Federal budget,” Medvedev said.

The government has not forgotten about the students expanded the number of specialties, which universities will take on focused training at the expense of the budget. In the list of 449 items – from bachelors to graduate students. The size of quotas on the most rare subjects will range from 5% to 100%.

During the meeting Dmitry Medvedev also said that he considers the erroneous position that the graduate school consider as one of the levels of higher education, not as a scholarly activity. This position should change according to the Prime Minister.