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390 high schools in C. Java adopt anticorruption subjects

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    The Jakarta Post

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Semarang, Central Java   /   Tue, August 6, 2019   /  03:54 pm
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A car drives past the gate of state senior high school SMA 1 Semarang, Central Java, in this file photo.(JP/Suherdjoko)

In a bid to promote early awareness about anticorruption, nearly 400 senior high schools in Central Java have committed to adopting anticorruption subjects in their school curriculum starting this academic year. Central Java Education Agency head Jumeri said the implementation of anticorruption subjects at 390 senior high schools would be under the supervision of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK). Jumeri said that initially only 23 schools started implementing the curriculum in May 2019 as a pilot project. Later, 367 other schools joined the anticorruption drive. The 390 schools, he said, represented 8.3 percent of the 4,670 senior high schools, including 3,129 senior vocational high schools, in the province. “The 367 high schools, of which 160 are state-run, joined the program voluntarily,” Jumeri said, adding that the KPK would help supervise the antic...