Slovakia: Teachers Call for Help in Open Letter to Education Minister
When non-governmental activists visited an elementary school in arisk Michaany, north-eastern Slovakia, they found that most of the Romani children were separated in special classes. They filed a lawsuit, in which the school was accused of segregating students based on their ethnic origin. The school lost, despite arguments that the children were not divided due to their skin color, but in accordance with their capabilities, to help the ones with poorer results by using individual approach. In reaction, some parents of the children who were doing better decided to move them to a school in a nearby city.
A study conducted among the UK-based children of the Roma migrants from Central and Eastern Europe found that in the new environment children could achieve good results and there was no... [via Global Voices Online]