The government has nationalised more 44 non-government secondary schools across the country.
The education ministry on Thursday issued a gazette notification in this regard.
Now, the total number of nationalised high schools stands at 531.
The government has taken the decision as part of its plan to set up at least a government secondary high school and a college at each upazila of the country.
In line with the decision, a total of 325 non-government secondary schools will be nationalised to make the mission a success.