The first 2,006 Moscow graduates received medals “For Special Achievements in Education”, the official website of the Moscow Mayor reported. According to the Deputy Mayor of Moscow for Social Development, Anastasia Rakova, these are the winners and prize-winners of the All-Russian Olympiad for schoolchildren, as well as those who passed one of the three subjects of the Unified State Exam (Russian Language, Computer Science, or Physics) and received 100 points.
It is noted that medal holders receive additional points to the results of their state exam when they enter universities. The main period of the Unified State Exam this year was from July 3 to July 25. In total, about 80,000 participants were registered to participate in it in Moscow, of which about 64,000 are graduates of the current year, more than 13,000 are graduates of previous years, and about 2,000 are students of secondary vocational education and foreign educational organizations.