Holes in Lithuania's education reform

  • 2007-07-04
  • Interview by Steve Roman
On June 14, Lithuania's major political parties signed a two-page agreement on sweeping reforms to the country's system of higher education. Among other controversial changes, the reform would mean an end to the free college and university studies that about 30 percent of students 's those with the best grades 's now enjoy. Though the stated goal of the reform is to improve the quality of education, critics say the effect of the new fee-based system will be just the opposite, and that the reform is badly thought out. One of those critics has been the National Union of Student Representation...
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