Adopted in January, the ban, which prohibits any kind of religiously affiliated clothing, has not deterred students from wearing hijabs until now.
A school in Latvia is going to court over a prohibition against serving vegetarian- only meals to its students.
Amendments to the Education Act foresee dismissing teachers untrue to the Latvian state and Constitution, sparking fears of censorship.
As Czech students headed back to class this fall, their schools started implementing a long-awaited law that could finally end the de facto segregation of Roma students – though activists remain skeptical.
Foreign Minister hints at possible measures against schools and other organizations linked to Fethullah Gulen, Turkey’s public enemy No. 1.
Mongolians, statistically, are the world’s best speed memorizers, in no small part thanks to one man’s visionary scheme.
Kids, teachers, even the president agree: Lithuania’s alarming level of school bullying is just one of many ills that are spreading misery across society.
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