ECRI 1st report on Latvia (excerpt on language), 1999

15. The struggle to re-establish Latvian independence included a strong focus on multiculturalism in society and, especially, in education. Although the Latvian language was adopted as the official state language in 1988 and the study of the Latvian language has become compulsory for all students, during the 1994-95 school year 41% of all pupils in Latvia’s elementary and … Continue reading "ECRI 1st report on Latvia (excerpt on language), 1999"