Starting from September, Ninth-grade school students will be offered updated curriculum as well as new textbooks. Fifty editions have already been printed ahead of the new school year. According to Minister of Education Igor Karpenko, the quality of education in schools is to be brought to a new level. Fresh curricula are being introduced in stages. Next year, updates will be offered to students in 10th and 11th grades. In total, three thousand and three schools will open their doors to students this year. This number includes eight newly built ones, two of them in the capital city.