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Iranian Students Back to School as Academic Year Commences

Iranian Students Back to School as Academic Year CommencesIranian Students Back to School as Academic Year Commences

Schools and universities across Iran reopened on Sunday at the start of the new academic year, with students resuming their studies and first-graders initiating their formal education. 
President Hassan Rouhani delivered a speech on the occasion in a girls' high school in Tehran, highlighting the weighty responsibilities of the educational system and new requirements for its more efficient operation. 
"The gap between [what is taught at] homes and schools should be narrowed … to avoid inconsistency and confusion in students' worldview," Rouhani was quoted as saying

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