Poland’s conservative government believes a return to the structure of the old educational system can produce smart, modern kids. Many disagree.
But statements so far fall short of U.S. calls to suspend the legislation.
A dozen people from Alexei Navalny’s opposition group remain in jail after massive anti-government protests.
A Hungarian draft law would impose stringent conditions on the private graduate school.
Recent investigation finds that discrimination is still the most common fate awaiting minority children enrolled in primary education – despite warnings from the EU.
As the new Lithuanian government urges emigres to return home, the education of their children moves center stage, with promising results.
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