Lebanon: 80% of Catholic schools risk closure - by Fady Noun

LIBANO scuole cattolicheEconomic crisis and new coronavirus pandemic have exacerbated an already troubled sector. The lack of state support over the years weighs. The general secretariat of Catholic institutes speaks of "negligence". Government policy puts private schools at a "disadvantage" to public ones. Schools one of Lebanon's cultural "gems". Private schools guarantee schooling to over two thirds of pupils in Lebanon, about 710 thousand pupils.
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