Silesian Education Act 1. All schooling is free between the ages of 5-12. 2. Schools will alternate the schedule like this: Week 1: In German Week 2: In Polish 3. School will be for six months a year from September to February. (last day is February 28th) 4. If a student has an average of 90%+ they will get state supplements to continue schooling until the age of 15.