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Shaheed Naqib Khpalwak high school to get new building

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Sep 26, 2020 - 19:18
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A newly-constructed building for a high school has been put into service in central Parwan province while reconstruction work on another high school building has been launched in eastern Nangarhar province.
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Public, private schools to reopen on August 22

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Aug 11, 2020 - 17:14
KABUL (Pajhwok): The cabinet has approved a Ministry of Education plan for reopening schools, President Ashraf Ghani’s office said on Tuesday.
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Schools to reopen next month conditionally: Cabinet

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Jul 16, 2020 - 15:36
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Cabinet has decided to conditionally reopen schools and universities on August 6. President Ashraf Ghani chaired the Cabinet meeting on Wednesday evening and decided to conditionally reopen schools and universities next month...
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Dozens of schools to be built in Nimroz soon

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Mar 11, 2020 - 16:32
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): While inaugurating a new building for the Education Department of southwestern Nimroz province here, local officials on Wednesday said 38 new schools would be built in the province next academic year. Massoud Noori, head of Nimroz...
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3 new school buildings inaugurated in Laghman

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Jan 10, 2020 - 15:06
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Newly-constructed three school buildings were inaugurated in the provincial capital and Alishang district of eastern Laghman province on Friday. Urban development and land director Rafiullah Ishaqzoy said the buildings cost...
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Kandahar seriously needs 5,000 more teachers

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Nov 27, 2019 - 18:19
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The education director for southern Kandahar says he has taken many steps to improve education process in the province, but still some challenges remain. Prof. Mohib Ahmad Roshan, who took charge as Kandahar education...
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Team tasked to probe sodomy claims in Logar schools

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Nov 14, 2019 - 17:25
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Education (MoE) has appointed a team to investigate allegations of sodomy in boys schools in central Logar province. The ministry appointed the delegation after Guardian newspaper published an investigative report...
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Taliban close all schools in Logar’s Mohammad Agha

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Sep 21, 2019 - 20:26
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Taliban militants on Saturday closed all schools in the Mohammad Agha district of central Logar province, threatening teachers and students with death, an official said Saturday. Provincial Education Department spokesman...
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Kandahar to enroll 60,000 new students this year

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Sep 01, 2019 - 16:48
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Local officials say 60,000 children would be enrolled in schools in southern Kandahar province at the start of new academic year which begins on September 6 in warm provinces. Nazar Mohammad Samimi, Kandahar education...
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Work on 2 school buildings underway in Ghazni

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Jul 07, 2019 - 18:13
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Construction work on two school buildings has been launched in southern Ghazni province, an official said on Sunday. Mohammad Arif Noori, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News one of the buildings in Khalid pass...
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Above 870 girls graduate from Helmand schools this year

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Jul 01, 2019 - 18:48
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): More than 870 female students graduated from high schools in southern Helmand province this year, an official said on Monday, rejecting some reports in this regard. Helmand education department officials said there were some...
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Hundreds of Helmand residents demand ceasefire

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Jun 22, 2019 - 17:21
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Hundreds of tribal elders, religious scholars, civil society activists and People’s Peace Movement (PPM) members in southern Helmand province have demanded the government and the Taliban agree to ceasefire. The gathering in...
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Attacks on schools in Afghanistan has tripled UN

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May 29, 2019 - 08:46
KABUL (Pajhwok): Conflict left more than 1,000 schools closed by the end of last year, with half a million children unable to get an education , says a new UN report. UN children’s agency, UNICEF, said in a report on Tuesday attacks on schools in...
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Insecurity cited behind closure of 23 Ghazni schools

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May 27, 2019 - 16:59
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Twenty-three schools and seminaries have been closed in southern Ghazni province as a result of social issues, insecurity and students’ unwillingness to attend classes. Ghazni is one of the insecure provinces of Afghanistan...
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Helmand students without books as annual exams approach

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Apr 30, 2019 - 16:36
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A number of school students in southern Helmand province complain their annual exams are about to begin but they still lack text books. Farid Ahmad, a student at Abdul Samad Rouhani High School in Lashkargah, the provincial...
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100 Logar schools to get new buildings this year

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Mar 28, 2019 - 16:32
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Local education officials say 100 schools in central Logar province would get new buildings during the new solar year to resolve problems of students studying in the open. Logar education department spokesman, Shapor Arab, told...
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Funds for 2,700 new school buildings arranged: President

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Mar 26, 2019 - 10:22
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Monday said 1,200 school buildings were being constructed out of proposed 6,000 schools while funds for another 2,700 school buildings have been arranged. The president, who rang a school bell to mark the...
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US Marine Corps assist several Helmand schools

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Mar 07, 2019 - 18:30
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): American marine forces on Thursday provided different materials worth more than 200,000 USD in aid to a number of schools in southern Helmand province, officials said Thursday. Helmand education director Daud Shah Safari,...
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Contractors vanish, leaving work on schools unfinished

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Feb 27, 2019 - 12:16
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Contracting companies have disappeared into thin air, leaving incomplete construction work on more than a dozen schools in eastern Kunar province, Pajhwok Afghan News has reliably learnt. Contracts for the construction of 14...
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Teacher training centers be promoted to varsities: Balkhi

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Feb 24, 2019 - 17:29
KABUL (Pajhwok): Acting education minister Mohammad Mirwais Balkhi on Sunday said teacher training centers should be either promoted to universities or professional schools, saying 3,300 new schools were expected to be built next solar year . Balkhi...
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