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Special School Allowance

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posted on 2023-11-06, 21:19 authored by Mary DalyMary Daly, Sunwoo RyuSunwoo Ryu, Ertugrul PolatErtugrul Polat
A special school allowance was provided for the 2020-21 school year to support disadvantaged children with back-to-school costs at the beginning of academic year

History

Country

Bulgaria

Policy Area

Additional income support for families with children

Measure

Cash transfer

Eligibility

Children in the 8th grade attending public schools and with family members who earned less than monthly BGN450 per member in the previous 12 months (this means-tested eligibility condition did not apply to disabled children, those with only one living parent and those with foster families)

Type

Cash (social assistance)

Start / Announced Date

24/07/2020

End Date

N/A

Amount

A one-off payment of BGN 250

Total Cost

N/A

Recipients

Parents

Route to the child

Indirect

Sources

Dimitrova, E., Kotzeva, T. and Ilieva, K. (2020) ‘Bulgaria country note’, in Koslowski, A. Blum, S., Dobrotić, I., Kaufman, G. and Moss, P. (eds.) International Review of Leave Policies and Research 2020. Available at: http://www.leavenetwork.org/lp_and_r_reports/ European Union Agecy for Fundamental Rights (2020) Coronavirus pandemic in the EU: fundamental rights implications - Bulgaria. 3 November 2020. Available at: https://fra.europa.eu/sites/default/files/fra_uploads/bg_report_on_coronavirus_pandemic_november_2020.pdf

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