Marking the first day of the 2018 - 2019 new academic year, Education and Culture Minister Muhadjir Effendy donated 3, 000 storybooks to state - run elementary schools SDN Kotaraja and SDN Inpres Kotaraja in Jayapura, Papua, on Monday.
The minister made the donation while leading a morning assembly at the two schools, which are located in the same compound. He also donated Rp 20 million (US$1, 390) in cash for them to build a reading room and purchase sport equipment.
Speaking at the assembly, Muhadjir talked about the controversial school zoning system that the government had implemented in a bid to narrow the gap between the quality of education across Indonesia.
Source: Jakarta Post