Black ribbons tied to school doors

  • 2003-09-04
  • Baltic News Service
WARSAW/VILNIUS - Lithuanian-language schools in Poland started the new school year with adisplay of flags and black ribbons to show their concern regarding thefunding of Lithuanian education institutions next year.Vytautas Liskauskas, head of the small town of Punsk close to theLithuanian-Polish border, said that 880,000 zlotys (200,000 euros) grantedby the Polish Ministry of National Education and Sports would supportoperations of Lithuanian schools until Jan. 1, 2004.However, the funding for those schools next year remains vague, he said.Eight schools with Lithuanian language classes func...
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