Dozens of kids benefit from special classes in Marigot

POSTED: 02/13/13 12:25 PM

MARIGOT, St. Martin – The Collectivité d’Outre Mer de Saint Martin supports students who have a disability with specialized auxiliaries that work in the schools to facilitate the life of these students. All together, 167 children benefit from these programs.

The February-issue of the Collectivité-magazine Point.Com reports that 4 percent of the primary school student population has a disability.

The Education Ministry has put a system in place to monitor the progress of these children. Right now, 46 students benefit from classes for inclusive education; 39 junior high school students and 16 high school students benefit from the localized units for inclusive education. One-on-one schooling is available for 29 high school students, 5 junior high school students, 23 primary school pupils and 9 kindergarten kids.

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