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Peter closed the school for the children of diplomats from different countries

В Питере закрыли школу для детей  дипломатов из разных странAnglo-American school in St. Petersburg was founded in 1975.

The Anglo-American school in St. Petersburg did not renew the lease. After the closure of the Consulate General of the USA and UK there he taught the children of diplomats from different countries.

The reason for the closure of the Anglo-American school (AASSP) in Saint-Petersburg for the children of foreign diplomats was the non-renewal of the term of the current lease. On Thursday, September 27, reported on the website of the St. Petersburg branch of the school. Representatives of the American chamber of Commerce in Russia, called the school closings “a strike on the attractiveness” of St. Petersburg for investors.

Earlier in connection with the closing of the consulates General of the USA and the UK in St. Petersburg that occurred in the spring of 2017, in June of this year the General Council of the Anglo-American school took the decision to look for a new organization for the management of the Petersburg branch. The process was planned to be completed by the end of the 2018/19 school year, which, as shown separately in the statement of the school, it was agreed with the Russian government. However, on 20 September 2018 Board of Directors learned that the lease contract expires September 27, will not be renewed.

Anglo-American school in St. Petersburg was founded in 1975. By closing time it had an enrollment of 140. Children of diplomats from various consulates, as well as children of employees of international companies operating in St. Petersburg. The children of American and British diplomats in the school I studied at the closure of the Consulate General, said the Consul General of Israel in Saint-Petersburg Olga Words, quoted by “Interfax”. For all students, according to the Words, it was a “blow” because they don’t speak Russian, and other training options they have not so much.

Currently, the school is negotiating with the organization Brookes Educational Group, under which it intends to continue.

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