The number of children taking part in school Olympiads of different levels has increased by 35%. According to S.Kozlov, the head of the Education Department, more and more pupils are interested in getting more profound knowledge in certain subjects. The work in the sphere of education within 9 months has positive results. In 2009 16900 pupils took part in school Olympiads in different subjects. 2730 of them participated in regional school Olympiads.
The average point at the state centralized testing made 47.4, the regional average point was 38,9. 33 school leavers got the highest points (91 and higher).
The results were achieved due to the work of well-qualified specialists. The system of education involves 5 638 teachers, 70% of them have the first category.