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Mon State Schools To Offer Classes In Mon Language During Regular Hours

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For the first time, students at government schools in Mon State will be allowed to take some classes in the Mon language during regular school hours, according to local sources. The new classes have yet to begin but will be added during the current school term, which began Monday, starting with first-graders.

The move has been welcomed by many ethnic Mon. According to a class timetable published by the state government, Mon-language classes will be taught from 1.40 p.m. to 2.20 p.m., five days a week. Ethnic Karen and Pa-O attending government schools in Mon State will also allow be able to attend some classes taught in their own languages………