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The new information boards on the Old Part of Rasos Cemetery are controversial

In the second half of last year, the Social Committee for the Care of the Old Part of Rasos Cemetery (Społeczny Komitet Opieki nad Starą Rossą) alerted that there were
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“Optimization” in the Trakai district. Students forced to terminate their contracts with the school

Shock. Bitterness. To have a beautiful school and not being able to teach there is incomprehensible – stated the headmaster of the Longin Komołowski Middle School in Połuknie Renata Krasowska.
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Polish-Lithuanian discussions about education

On October 14, a conference titled “Deeper Learning. Modern didactic solutions” was held in Vilnius.  During the conference, experts from Poland and Lithuania discussed the challenges faced by the education
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The Outpost

Longin Komołowski Polish middle school in Paluknys could be named, referencing the canon of Polish literature, The Outpost [a novel by Bolesław Prus – Ed]. The Outpost guards the Polishness
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Polish schools from the Trakai District Municipality will fight till the end

On Wednesday, March 30, near the building of the Government of Lithuania the Poles of the Vilnius region protested against “the nationalistic politics of the liberal and conservative party, in
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Vilnius Regional Administrative Court: the requirement for the leaders of educational institutions of Vilnius district

Vilnius Regional Administrative Court rejected a complaint of the representative of the Government in Vilnius and Alytus counties to the mayor of Vilnius District Municipality regarding the obligation to take
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Scandalous digitalization of historic Vilnian graveyards

The local government of Vilnius finalized the first step in the digitalization of personal data from the Vilnian cemeteries. The permits for burial will now be issued online. Unfortunately, a
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We still need to make people aware that Lithuania is multicultural

Within the “Kurk Lietuvai” project an analysis, “Education of the Polish minority in Lithuania. The problematics”, has been conducted. The Polish-Lithuanian co-author of the study, Renata Jankūnaitė, thinks that one
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Population census: Poles remain the largest national minority in the country

The largest number of people live in Vilnius and Vilnius County, moreover Poles continue to be the largest national minority in Lithuania – according to data from the census of
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From Mickevičius to Mickiewicz. The President of Lithuania Nausėda has signed original name spelling bill

Lithuanian President, Gitanas Nausėda, has signed into law the bill on the original spelling of non-Lithuanian names in Latin-based characters, approved by the Lithuanian Parliament. The amended law provides that
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