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The Minister of Education of Poland defends Polish schools in Lithuania

Joanna Kluzik-Rostkowska, The Minister of Education, writes a letter to the counterpart in the Lithuanian government in defense of Polish schools in Lithuania – Polish department informed today. ‘Joanna Kluzik-Rostkowska… Read more »

“No” for English language in public transport

The State Commission of the Lithuanian Language did not agree on spelling the informative labels about places and stops on the Centrum-Lotnisko relation (City Centre – Airport) in Lithuanian and… Read more »

Graduates from Konarski’s school: The strike and the court’s decision are insulting

Strikes aren’t the answer to the actions of the authorities considering Szymon Konarski middle school in Vilnius –as graduates of the institution claim. On the day before the beginning of… Read more »

Reactions to the strike in Polish ethnic minority schools

The organisers of so called empty benches strike in ethnic minority schools said that they aim to turn the attention of the state’s authorities and the international community to the… Read more »

Butkevičus: I do not understand why the students are encouraged to not go to school

Today, the Prime Minister of Lithuania, Algirdas Butkevičus, stated that there will be no more reliefs  on the Lithuanian language exam for schools with non-Lithuanian teaching language. In this way… Read more »

Strikers pray in the Gate of Dawn

On Wednesday (2nd September) the general strike of Polish schools in Lithuania has begun; its organizers are as follows: Strike Committees of Polish Schools in Lithuania, Parents Forum of Polish… Read more »

Over 90% of Polish schools participated in a protest

On the 2nd of September, the so-called empty benches strike was held in the national minorities’ schools. Around 95% of schools with Polish as the language of instruction in Lithuania… Read more »

Butkevičus: I do not understand why students are persuaded not to attend school

There will be no more concessions for schools with a non-Lithuanian language of instruction during the Lithuanian language exam, announced today Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičus. In this way the Prime… Read more »

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