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· October, 2007

Stories about Education from October, 2007

Iran:Student Protest

Israel: Junior Academic Staff Join Strike

Iraq: Breathing Slowly

Malaysia: Sex Education Lessons From Malaysia

Korea: School Field Trips and Income Gap

School excursions are memorable experiences. Being in unfamiliar circumstances and spending several nights with friends give the chance to build stronger friendships and to better understand teachers and other friends....

China: Province scraps Hukou system

Jamaica: Slave Mentality

Japan: Racial profiling in the U.S. and Japan

Iran:Bookstores in trouble

China: Affirmative Action for Rural Students

China: Heavy schooling fees and migrant workers

Yuan Guiren, Chinese Vice Education Minister, emphasized the equal education rights for the migrant workers’ children at the CPC press conference last Saturday. However, the tough reality makes some migrant...

Hong Kong: University Master Plan

Uganda: Poverty and Paris Hilton

Wednesday's Public Poverty Forum in Kampala had one blogger, Tumwijukue, asking, “Did they (re)define poverty? Did they speak of poverty of the mind? Or did they merely use the event...

China: Education

Peru: Purchase of OLPC Computers

Moldova: A Table Game

Central & Eastern Europe: “Human Capital”

Barbados: Arresting the Spread of HIV-AIDS

Colombia: Mayoral Campaign Promises

China: No PC Allowed

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