Education Minister Elias Bou Saab attends a ceremony in Baabda, Thursday, March 13, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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Official exams for Grades 9 and 12 will be held on time, Education Minister Elias Bou Saab announced Friday."We're considering delaying the academic year by one week, but official exams will be held on the dot," Bou Saab told a news conference following a meeting the Union Coordination Committee. However, he said a final decision would be made after the May 27 Cabinet meeting. Nehme Mahfoud, head of the Private Schools Teachers Association, interrupted Bou Saab to assure students that the UCC supported them.
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