Top court: State doesn't have to fund non-mandatory curricula at private schools

Ljubljana, 7 April - More than five years after deciding the state must provide equal funding for public and private primary schools, the Constitutional Court has specified that this applies only to the mandatory part of school curricula at private schools but not to non-mandatory curricula, such as morning and afternoon care, or remedial tutoring.

The Alojzij Šuštar Primary School, a Catholic primary school in Ljubljana.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA
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A gavel at the Constitutional Court.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA
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