Government helping some students with supplies and even a backpack

Some 140,000 students will get a little help as they head back to classes next month.

The Instituto Mixto de Ayuda Social said Thursday that it is distributing that many educational care packages to some 2,486 schools.

Each package is a backpack with school supplies and notebooks. The anti-poverty agency said that 30,000 more such packages were being delivered this year than last.

There are 75 districts in the country where 70 percent of the students are eligible for such help, the agency said. The agency said it spent more than a trillion colons for the school materials, but parents know that there are a lot more items to purchase.

Each school has a list by grade, and students are supposed to have all their supplies on the first day of classes. And that

A typical assortment of school supplies

A typical assortment of school supplies

includes the appropriate uniform.

The teachers and public school administrators will be choosing the students to receive the Instituto Mixto de Ayuda Social backpacks and supplies. The agency said that each has to be signed for by a parent or guardian.

Some 140,000 students will get a little help as they head back to classes next month.

The Instituto Mixto de Ayuda Social said Thursday that it is distributing that many educational care packages to some 2,486 schools.

Each package is a backpack with school supplies and notebooks. The anti-poverty agency said that 30,000 more such packages were being delivered this year than last.

There are 75 districts in the country where 70 percent of the students are eligible for such help, the agency said. The agency said it spent more than a trillion colons for the school materials, but parents know that there are a lot more items to purchase.

Each school has a list by grade, and students are supposed to have all their supplies on the first day of classes. And that

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Instituto Mixto de Ayuda Social photo

A typical assortment of school supplies

includes the appropriate uniform.

The teachers and public school administrators will be choosing the students to receive the Instituto Mixto de Ayuda Social backpacks and supplies. The agency said that each has t

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