Vladimir Putin and Education Minister Sergei Kravtsov discussed school education at a working meeting. The Head of the Ministry told the President that all funds for the organization of free meals of junior students are already provided In addition, the Ministry controls the construction and licensing of new schools and kindergartens and pays special attention to compliance with the deadlines of works performed. But the meeting began with other topics of priority for the Ministry of Education. Putin: You are not a new person in the field of education, you know this industry very well from within. However, what do you consider the highest priority? What do you consider to be the most basic in the first stage of your work as a minister? Kravtsov: Today we monitor your May 2012 and 2018 decrees We also monitor the average salary of pedagogic workers This issue is under constant control, there will be no disruption. We also started work on your January message to the State Assembly I want to thank you on behalf of all teachers for the support they will receive from September 1. It is an additional 5,000 rubles to regional and municipal supplements to teachers “salaries. We ‘ll be in clear control of that. Putin: So that these payments are not removed. Kravtsov: Yes, all documents are ready, and from September 1 federal supplements to teachers “salaries will begin. Putin: it is necessary to warn the Heads of the Regions for being responsible for possible failure to comply with the instructions.