22 February 2006
Tempest in a Textbook
A book that purports to teach the “living” Latvian language delivers some lessons in life. Also in Russian.
By Aris Jansons
Kyrgyz children
20 February 2006
The Future Short-Changed
The country’s education system needs a major infusion of cash before it loses a generation of students and teachers. Also in Russian.
By Hamid Toursunov
30 January 2006
Channeling Faith
Will Azerbaijan’s resolutely secular regime make religious education compulsory? [Also in Russian]
By Marianna Gurtovnik
lviv university
26 January 2006
Educating Themselves
Despite endless reforms, Ukraine's students are somehow getting by. [Also in Russian]
By Ivan Lozowy
12 January 2006
Falling Victim to Victimhood
For some Bosnian Muslim students, the overwhelming sense of their own unredeemed victimhood often dominates their responses to the suffering of others. [Also in Russian]
By Paul B. Miller
5 January 2006
School Daze
The Slovak government is examining the treatment of Romani youngsters in school. But is it asking the right questions? [Also in Russian]
By Kristina Magdolenova
5 January 2006
The Value of Being Educated
Bribery is devaluing the notion of education as valuable in itself. But the value of a diploma in Russia seems to be rising. [Also in Russian]
By Sergei Borisov
21 December 2005
A Minority in Waiting
In the altered political landscape in Ukraine, local Rusyns see new life for their struggle to be recognized as a separate nationality.
By Brian Pozun
28 November 2005
Examining School Reform
Results of Poland's school-leaving exams show an ever-growing gap between rich and poor and between city and country. [Also in Russian]
By Wojciech Kosc
24 November 2005
Together but Separate
Continued segregation in Bosnia’s classrooms is fueling debate about the country’s ethnic divisions. But does the issue merely mask a deeper failure to reform the education system? [Also in Russian]
By Mirna Skrbic

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