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Vaisbrodas: The name of Kazys Škirpa Avenue should be changed

“The position of the Jewish community is unambiguous – the name of Kazys Škirpa Avenue should be changed,” said Renaldas Vaisbrodas, councilor of Vilnius on behalf of the Freedom Party… Read more »

Montvydaitė’s Second Term as Director of the Department of National Minorities

Ms. Vida Montvydaitė will head the Department of National Minorities to the Government of the Republic of Lithuania over the next four years.  The government is scheduled to confirm her… Read more »

The Comeback of Polish Schools to Antakalnis

The relocation of “Lelewel” (Joachim Lelewel High School in Vilnius, TN) from Antakalnis in 2015, has stirred up many protests. The parents of younger children felt especially affected since their… Read more »

Schools of national minorities. Better Lithuanian examination scores

Even though this year the Lithuanian language test results for 10th– grade pupils are higher than last year, in case of both Lithuanian and national minorities’ schools, in the latter case,… Read more »

Lewandowska: No Polishness Without a Decision

Polish education in Lithuania has survived even the Stalinist era. During that time, Poles fought for the existence of Polish schools heedless of the great danger of exposing their point… Read more »

East or West, home is best: Elżbieta Kuzborska-Pacha

“As experts, we assumed that language is not everything in education, however, without language everything in education becomes nothing. Education in the language of a national minority is a guarantee… Read more »

Lewandowska: President-Elect and Trust of Polish Minority

The results of the presidential election runoff have clearly demonstrated that Poles and Lithuanians can be very much alike as far as their political decisions are concerned. This time, the… Read more »

PDC About Polish Language in Lithuanian Schools: Possible, but Not So Necessary?

Participants of the discussion entitled “Polish language in Lithuanian schools – mission possible?” organized by the Polish Discussion Club (PDC) emphasized that in order to increase interest in teaching Polish… Read more »

Šimonytė: I will speak with the inhabitants of Šalčininkai in their language

“Inasmuch as it is important to listen to people and to reduce tensions in society, to show Visaginas or the Šalčininkai region attention, I would be the person that can… Read more »

Błaszkiewicz: I Would be in Favor of Closing Schools

“We must make sure that a school is good, but for now we have to ensure that there is any school,” stated in the “Znad Wilii” radio program “Dzień na… Read more »

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