Education

1 September 2004
The Language of Coexistence Premium
Russian-language activists plan further protests against the Latvian education law. A former Latvian diplomat argues they are doing themselves and their country a great disservice.
By Ojars Kalnins
 
25 August 2004
Segregation Under Law Premium
Aside from considerations of law and human rights, economic factors suggest the countries of the region should desegregate schools as soon as possible.
By Iulius Rostas
 
18 August 2004
Identity Crisis Premium
A Romani activist says many barriers face Montenegro's diverse Romani communities, including some erected by the Roma themselves.
By Aida Ramusovic
 
5 August 2004
Learning to Parrot Premium
The education system in Chechnya is teaching mountain children how to be both illiterate and beautiful reciters of Pushkin.
By Tanya Lokshina
 
5 August 2004
Light and Dark in the Pankisi Gorge Premium
The classroom is the only psychological haven where one person helps another to leave war behind, a Russian psychologist finds on a visit to Chechen schools in Georgia’s Pankisi Gorge.
By Elvira Goryukhina
 
23 July 2004
Down on Zawiszy Street Premium
The on-again, off-again relations between the majority and the Roma in one Polish town mirror the situation across Central Europe.
By Wojciech Kosc
 
9 July 2004
A Class of Their Own Premium
Journalists from the Roma Press Center visited two Hungarian schools to see how children fared in classes for mentally disabled students.
By Bela Berkes
 
9 July 2004
Schools for Scandal Premium
'The special-school system has reverted back, since 1989, to the function sustained under the Third Reich.'
By RomaniWorld
 
28 May 2004
Brave New Schools Premium
Lukashenka unveils the next phase of his university reorganization plan--and reveals much about his true intentions.
By Vitali Silitski
 
26 May 2004
Does Graduation Equal Education? Premium
Exam scandal highlights cracks in Poland’s impoverished educational system.
By Jakub Jedras
 

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