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Education Ministry’s taste in literature disgusts teachers

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April 25, 2012, 7 p.m. | Ukraine — by Olga Rudenko

Education Minister Dmytro Tabachnyk

Olga Rudenko

There is a battle over literature going on in Ukraine and the plot is almost worth a novel. The central characters are the controversial Education Minister Dmytro Tabachnyk and a regular teacher from Kyiv who rebelled against him.
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Phill M April 26, 2012, 5:54 p.m.    

There needs to be a balance between the classics and the contemporary in literature.... the problem with the changes is that the government swung from the far right (the classical literature) to the far left (the contemporary) and missed the balance.... and they did so without really consulting the teachers or the students.

Of course, it could be worse... the students could be stuck reading Yanukovych's books.....

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