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1. Independence, Educated

New material recognizing two Russia-friendly separatist regions in eastern Ukraine will soon be taught in Russian high schools. 

Tags: war in ukraine, Crimea, vladimir putin, russian history, education, independence
2. A Victory for Higher Education

American University Kyiv is partnering with Arizona State University to provide Ukrainians higher education amid times of war. 

Tags: war in ukraine, Ukrainians, education, university
3. A Little Help from the European Family

Finland agreed to help rebuild and reform Ukraine's education sector, and the country more generally.

Tags: war in ukraine, education, finland, Ukraine
4. The Orthodox Church Strikes Back

A high-school biology teacher wasn't expecting officials of the Russian Orthodox Church to be so vocal about a recent lesson.

Tags: religion, Orthodox Church, education
5. Of the Old School

"Let's revive the Soviet school of education. It was the best in the world, everyone has always recognized this, and this is what our legislative proposals should be aimed at. After all, the Unified State Exam is just some kind of torture for young people."

–  Chairman of Russia’s Investigative Committee Alexander Bastrykin, reminiscing about how the Soviet system of education really made the grade.
Tags: school, Alexander Bastrykin, soviet school, soviet education, united state exam, education
6. Spelling Out the Rules

Bad news for Russian language students: it looks like there might soon be some new spelling rules to memorize. 

 

Tags: writing, education, grammar, spelling, russian language, language
7. Internet Writing 101

Get ready for workout videos, dance clips, and photos of avocado toast: Russia's Ministry of Education is considering adding blogging to some curricula.

Tags: education, children, Internet
8. Congrats to Mikhail Kubar!

A Yakut school's graduating class consisted of only one student, which means he receives all of our congratulations.

Tags: social media, education, school, yakutia
9. In Memoriam

In a year filled with death and mourning, we remember an individual who was, for this magazine, profoundly influential and truly remarkable.

Tags: magazine, education
10. Good English

Russia came in 41st in an annual ranking of countries by English proficiency.

Tags: education, Internet, statistics, language

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