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#443170 - 07/24/12 08:43 AM St. Peterís College shut by Ministry of Education
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St. Peterís Junior College and Elementary School

After over fifteen years of offering services to the adult population of the island wishing to further their education, St. Peterís College was forced to close its doors on Thursday July 19th. Reliable sources have confirmed to The San Pedro Sun that the reason for closure by the Ministry of Education was due to failure to comply with the standards of the Ministry of Education as it pertains to the operations of a High School. The institution, which was being run by Mr. Frank NuŮez, was officially inaugurated on Friday, 20th December, 1996.

It is understood that to accommodate the students affected by the closure, the San Pedro High School has agreed to provide night time classes. As for the Elementary School, St. Peterís will be allowed to continue operations through the school year 2012-2013 with certain conditions.

The San Pedro Sun contacted Mr. NuŮez for a comment regarding the developments. He indicated he would do so after a meeting with parents on Wednesday July 25th. We will continue to update you as more information becomes available.

San Pedro Sun

#443390 - 07/27/12 08:26 AM Re: St. Peterís College shut by Ministry of Education [Re: Marty]
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After fifteen years of operation in San Pedro Town, St. Peterís School was forced to shut down last week. Love Tvís Marion Ali and Videographer Brian Castillo travelled to the island to investigate the motive of the shut down. Hereís the story.


#443408 - 07/27/12 09:33 AM Re: St. Peterís College shut by Ministry of Education [Re: Marty]
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I wonder if the kids attending the school are being best served by this closure...What is the story behind the story, well intentioned and well founded whistle blowing?

I'm not hearing that the standards of education arent being met, I'm hearing that the recordkeeping sucks. As I understand it there are few enough seats for a good education as it is. Yes no?

Amanda? Tim? others with kids on the island?

#443415 - 07/27/12 10:50 AM Re: St. Peterís College shut by Ministry of Education [Re: Marty]
SimonB Offline
The issues go back many years...

#443417 - 07/27/12 11:13 AM Re: St. Peterís College shut by Ministry of Education [Re: SimonB]
Bear Offline
Originally Posted By: SimonB
The issues go back many years...

tnx Simon

#443564 - 07/30/12 07:37 AM Re: St. Peterís College shut by Ministry of Education [Re: Marty]
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The saga of St. Peterís School continues in San Pedro town

Principal Nunez

On yesterdayís Evening News Broadcast we told you about a St. Peterís School in San Pedro Town, which was forced to close down after fifteen years of operations. Love Tvís Marion Ali continues to follow up on the story and together with Videographer Brian Castillo, brings you a follow up in the following report.



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