• August 21, 2015
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Vilija Filipovičienė: The number of students in Polish schools won’t decrease

Really, I did not know that the possibility of teaching a mother tongue for national minority students exists for 9 years already – Vilija Filipovičienė, the MP from the Labour Party ensures.

Guest of today’s Political Lounge added that nowadays the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania prepares a special programme of teaching a mother tongue in Lithuanian schools. ‘I don’t assume that this will contribute to a further decline of the number of students in Polish schools’ – says the MP.

According to statistics, as for now, half of the children from Polish or mixed families in Vilnius region learns in Lithuanian schools.

Translated by Agnieszka Galek within the framework of a traineeship programme of the European Foundation of Human Rights, www.efhr.eu.

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