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05 Mar 2015
The 'Prague Post' reports on an elementary school in Trmice supported by NGOs and the U.S., British and Norwegian ambassadors to the Czech Republic being praised as a good example of social inclusion in the majority society. The Czech school system...
29 Sep 2014
Amnesty International reports Roma children find themselves systematically discriminated against ‘in a vicious cycle of marginalisation and exclusion’ throughout the Czech education system and that after years of raising awareness the...
09 Jul 2013
‘The New York Times’ published an article about the routine segregation of Roma students in the Czech Republic. As reported many times, they are put at a disadvantage because of their placement in either segregated schools or school for...
28 Jun 2012
‘The Public Defender of Rights’ reports that although the proportion of Romany people in the Czech Republic ranges from 1.4 – 2.8 % of the total number of inhabitants, 32 % of pupils in practical elementary schools are Romany children....
30 Jan 2012
‘Romea’ reports that the Czech Government Agency for Social Inclusion has published a summary of its activities in recent months in the socially excluded Šluknov district. Despite partial progress, the Agency reports that most of the...
21 Jan 2011
‘Radio.cz’ reports that according to a recent Czech Supreme Court ruling, poverty alone was not a sufficient reason for the removal of children from their families. This was only possible when other measures such as assistance have...

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