In Ecuador, the Amazon- Sierra regime starts the 2013-2014 school period, and the admission of students to classes will be done gradually, the first to return to the classrooms will be students from first, second and third years of high school.
Undersecretary of educational coordination, Freddy Penafiel, noted that cases of parents who complained by the allocation of quotas or the lack of them, were already resolved, and that in the course of today will be handled cases of people seeking an allocation for school leavers, in extraordinary registration, people who come from an accelerated basic cycle, or are cases by internal and external migration.
This request may be submitted until October 2; representatives shall attach documents as a certificate of the last approved level, and in case of not having it, he or she must render a placement test.
Due to the start of the school year, the service for school in Quito will be resumed in the trolley bus, Ecovia and sections in the North, Southwest and Southeast, in order to transport the students. The trolley bus will for example have 3 units which will depart at 06:15, 06:25 / 06:40, from the South Station (El recreo), and the North (La Y). In total, the service will have 15 articulated buses and 4 conventional.
The Ministry of education indicated that parents can be consult about the school-supply lists for each level through the website of the entity (www.educacion.gob.ec), social networks, district offices, and schools.