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Roma Children Kept Separate, and Unequal

International Herald Tribune Roma students in the Czech Republic are still routinely put at a disadvantage because of their placement in either segregated schools or school for children with learning disabilities, despite criticism from rights groups and a 2007 ruling by the European Court of Human Rights that called the situation discriminatory. A disproportionate number of Roma… Read more »

In Prague, a nursery school without walls

Christian Science Monitor A Prague nursery school takes outdoor education to a new level as the first “forest nursery school” in the country, where classes are entirely outside. It’s a bright and blustery day as the students attending Semínko nursery school in Prague, Czech Republic, arrive. But no one is going inside, and there’s no field trip… Read more »

Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary and Slovakia Aim to Raise Their Higher Education Profile

New York Times Charles University in Prague was founded in 1348. Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland, has been around since 1364, while Eotvos Lorand University in Budapest has been operating since 1635. But after 40 years of communism, the educational systems of the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary and Slovakia have fallen behind those of their Western… Read more »