Urgent Plenary Public session of Parliament about the effects of the lumpsum subsidy on the FAVE and SVOBE schools | 721 NEWS

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The House of Parliament will sit in an Urgent Plenary Public session on Monday, May 20, 2019.

The Public meeting is scheduled for 14.00 hrs. in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg. The Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport will be present.

The agenda point to be discussed is:

The effects of the lumpsum subsidy on the FAVE and SVOBE schools, whereby school boards have clearly expressed that lower student numbers resulting in lower subsidies threatens their financial position and negatively affects quality education in their schools (IS/1001/2018-2019 dated May 16, 2019)

(This meeting was requested by MP MP E.J. Doran, MP S.E. Jacobs and MP C.T. Emmanuel)

Members of the public are invited to the House of Parliament to attend parliamentary deliberations.

The House of Parliament is located across from the Court House in Philipsburg.

The parliamentary session will be carried live on St. Maarten Cable TV Channel 115, via SXM GOV radio FM 107.9, via Pearl Radio FM 98.1, the audio via the internet www.sxmparliament.org, www.pearlfmradio.sx and Parliament’s Facebook page: Parliament of Sint Maarten

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