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· December, 2010

Stories about Education from December, 2010

15 December 2010

Puerto Rico: Second Student Strike

Azerbaijan: Hijab ban introduced in schools

Last week hundreds of protesters staged a demonstration in front of the Ministry of Education in Baku, Azerbaijan, expressing their outrage against new regulations banning the wearing of hijabs in...

14 December 2010

Uruguay: Winners of Blog Competition “Your Ideas Matter” Announced

Armenia: Facebook Storytelling

Paraguay: Indigenous Youth Participate in Political and Social Leadership Seminar

Malaysia: Moratorium on Medical Schools

The Malaysian government has imposed a five-year moratorium on medical programs across the country, with the aim of shifting the focus from quantity to quality as the number of medical...

13 December 2010

Puerto Rico: Police Occupies the University of Puerto Rico

After the conclusion of a two day walk out organized by students, the Police has occupied the main campus of the University of Puerto Rico for the first time since...

10 December 2010

Chile: Blog Against Reduction of History Class Hours

South Korea: Free School Meals Debate Sweeps the Nation

A serious debate on the free school meals system has swept South Korea this week, as a minority opposition party succeeded in passing a bill through parliament that expands free...

Serbia: Novelists Participate in “Blog Day” Project

On Dec. 8, one of the Serbian publishing houses launched an interesting project: called Blog Day, it represents a unique example of web activism in Serbia that will be taking...

8 December 2010

Puerto Rico: Tense Prelude to the Student Strike

A 48-hour blockade organized by students from the state-run University of Puerto Rico in protest against a proposed $800 annual fee got off to a tense and violent start early...

6 December 2010

Japan: A Quiet Revolution by the NEET [Not in Education, Employment, or Training]

In a post titled "Revolution of the NEET (lol)", Sayuri Tamaki explores a new breed of NEET and how they are changing the country.

China: It's alright to shoot journalists