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News Hungary » Education: Thousands of students protest in Hungary for education reforms

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-hungary-protest/thousands-of-students-protest-in-hungary-for-education-reforms-idUSKBN1F824X
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Thousands of Hungarian schoolchildren and university students protested outside parliament on Friday to demand reform of an education system they say fails to prepare them for life in the 21st century. The students say the system is ...

News Hungary » Education: High school students in Hungary rally for modern education

News channel or source: http://journalstar.com/news/world/high-school-students-in-hungary-rally-for-modern-education/article_6d93fee4-5adf-5dcd-81d7-999cd15604b0.html
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Several thousand high school students in Hungary have held a rally outside the national parliament to demand improvements to their education system. Many students held up signs with Facebook's "angry" emojis, while others ...

News Hungary » Education: Hungary blocks Ukraine-NATO defence ministers summit

News channel or source: https://www.euractiv.com/section/europe-s-east/news/hungary-blocks-ukraine-nato-defence-ministers-summit/
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko signed a new law on education on September 25, which angered Hungary because it reduced the rights of minorities. In particular, the law implements a 12-year-long school programme and reduces the number of classes that ...

News Hungary » Education: Police chase pilot after vintage biplane lands in Hungarian field with migrants

News channel or source: https://www.irishtimes.com/news/world/europe/police-chase-pilot-after-vintage-biplane-lands-in-hungarian-field-with-migrants-1.3360290
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Brussels is also suing Hungary over a law tightening state control over foreign-funded non-governmental organisations and education reforms that target the Central European University financed by liberal billionaire George Soros. Mr Orban claims the EU is ...

News Hungary » Education: NGOs blast Hungary's planned 'Stop Soros' laws

News channel or source: http://www.digitaljournal.com/news/world/ngos-blast-hungary-s-planned-stop-soros-laws/article/512573
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

Fake organisations' - Last year Orban brought in a law also seen as targeting Soros-backed NGOs as well as a higher education bill that the Budapest-based Central European University, founded by Hungarian-born Soros, says is aimed at forcing it out of Hungary.

News Hungary » Education: Hungary education law: EU to take legal action amid university row

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-39718467
Publication date: Wednesday 26 April 2017

The EU is taking legal action against Hungary over an education law that could close a prestigious university founded by billionaire George Soros. EU Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis said the law was not compatible with academic freedoms.

News Hungary » Education: McDaniel College's Budapest campus caught up in Hungarian political fight

News channel or source: http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/education/higher-ed/bs-md-mcdaniel-hungary-20170629-story.html
Publication date: hursday 29 June 2017

The problem? The Hungarian parliament changed its higher education law in a vote widely seen as an attempt to close Central European University founded by Soros, a Hungarian-American financier. But the change has far-reaching implications for more than 20 ...

News Hungary » Education: Hungary premier dismisses university fear as EU takes action

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2017/04/26/eu-takes-legal-action-over-new-hungarian-education-law.html
Publication date: Wednesday 26 April 2017

BRUSSELS – Hungary's prime minister on Wednesday dismissed concerns about his country's new higher education law after the European Union launched legal action amid fears the legislation is aimed at shutting down a university founded by billionaire ...