Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Education http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: Israel: Law on Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities Amended http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404145_text Education; Higher education; Special education - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed an amendment to the Law on Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities at Post-Secondary School Institutions, 5768-2008. (SEFER HAHUKIM (Book of Laws, Official Gazette) 5768 No.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 06 Oct 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404145_text Global Legal Monitor: Brazil: Schools Required to Show Films Produced in the Country http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404054_text Education; Television and Film - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed an amendment to the Law on Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities at Post-Secondary School Institutions, 5768-2008. (SEFER HAHUKIM (Book of Laws, Official Gazette) 5768 No. A Law published on June 27, 2014, makes it mandatory for public and private schools to exhibit, for at least two hours a month, movies produced in the country. (Ivan Richard, Lei Obriga Escolas... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 03 Jul 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404054_text Global Legal Monitor: Brazil: National Education Plan Approved http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404020_text Education; Education funding - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed an amendment to the Law on Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities at Post-Secondary School Institutions, 5768-2008. (SEFER HAHUKIM (Book of Laws, Official Gazette) 5768 No. A Law published on June 27, 2014, makes it mandatory for public and private schools to exhibit, for at least two hours a month, movies produced in the country. (Ivan Richard, Lei Obriga Escolas On June 3, 2014, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies voted on and approved a National Education Plan, which will gradually increase the amount of resources invested in education until it reaches 10% of the country's Gross... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 09 Jun 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404020_text Global Legal Monitor: Israel: New Law on National Civilian Service Obligations for Yeshiva Students http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403920_text Education; National and community service - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed an amendment to the Law on Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities at Post-Secondary School Institutions, 5768-2008. (SEFER HAHUKIM (Book of Laws, Official Gazette) 5768 No. A Law published on June 27, 2014, makes it mandatory for public and private schools to exhibit, for at least two hours a month, movies produced in the country. (Ivan Richard, Lei Obriga Escolas On June 3, 2014, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies voted on and approved a National Education Plan, which will gradually increase the amount of resources invested in education until it reaches 10% of the country's Gross On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed new legislation regulating national civilian service obligations for yeshiva (Jewish ultra-orthodox religious school) students and establishing the Agency for National Civilian Service (hereinafter the Agency) to implement... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Apr 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403920_text Global Legal Monitor: Indonesia; Netherlands: Defense Cooperation Agreement Signed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403858_text Education; International affairs; Military assistance - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed an amendment to the Law on Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities at Post-Secondary School Institutions, 5768-2008. (SEFER HAHUKIM (Book of Laws, Official Gazette) 5768 No. A Law published on June 27, 2014, makes it mandatory for public and private schools to exhibit, for at least two hours a month, movies produced in the country. (Ivan Richard, Lei Obriga Escolas On June 3, 2014, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies voted on and approved a National Education Plan, which will gradually increase the amount of resources invested in education until it reaches 10% of the country's Gross On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed new legislation regulating national civilian service obligations for yeshiva (Jewish ultra-orthodox religious school) students and establishing the Agency for National Civilian Service (hereinafter the Agency) to implement On February 4, 2014, Indonesia and the Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in defense matters. The agreement was signed in Den Haag, the Netherlands, by Indonesian Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro and Dutch... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 07 Feb 2014 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403858_text Global Legal Monitor: Israel: State Will Stop Funding for Yeshiva Students Who Are Not Being Drafted http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403856_text Education; Military service - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed an amendment to the Law on Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities at Post-Secondary School Institutions, 5768-2008. (SEFER HAHUKIM (Book of Laws, Official Gazette) 5768 No. A Law published on June 27, 2014, makes it mandatory for public and private schools to exhibit, for at least two hours a month, movies produced in the country. (Ivan Richard, Lei Obriga Escolas On June 3, 2014, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies voted on and approved a National Education Plan, which will gradually increase the amount of resources invested in education until it reaches 10% of the country's Gross On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed new legislation regulating national civilian service obligations for yeshiva (Jewish ultra-orthodox religious school) students and establishing the Agency for National Civilian Service (hereinafter the Agency) to implement On February 4, 2014, Indonesia and the Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in defense matters. The agreement was signed in Den Haag, the Netherlands, by Indonesian Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro and Dutch On February 4, 2014, Israel's High Court of Justice, in an extended bench decision of eight to one, issued an interim injunction prohibiting the state from transferring financial stipends to haredi (Jewish ultra-orthodox) yeshiva students born... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 06 Feb 2014 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403856_text Global Legal Monitor: Italy: Urgent Measures Concerning Education, Higher Education, and Research http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403774_text Education; Education funding; Health promotion and preventive care; Higher education; School administration - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed an amendment to the Law on Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities at Post-Secondary School Institutions, 5768-2008. (SEFER HAHUKIM (Book of Laws, Official Gazette) 5768 No. A Law published on June 27, 2014, makes it mandatory for public and private schools to exhibit, for at least two hours a month, movies produced in the country. (Ivan Richard, Lei Obriga Escolas On June 3, 2014, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies voted on and approved a National Education Plan, which will gradually increase the amount of resources invested in education until it reaches 10% of the country's Gross On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed new legislation regulating national civilian service obligations for yeshiva (Jewish ultra-orthodox religious school) students and establishing the Agency for National Civilian Service (hereinafter the Agency) to implement On February 4, 2014, Indonesia and the Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in defense matters. The agreement was signed in Den Haag, the Netherlands, by Indonesian Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro and Dutch On February 4, 2014, Israel's High Court of Justice, in an extended bench decision of eight to one, issued an interim injunction prohibiting the state from transferring financial stipends to haredi (Jewish ultra-orthodox) yeshiva students born Italy adopted a Decree-Law in September 2013 containing emergency measures designed to bolster classroom instruction, higher education, and research activities throughout the country. (Decreto-Legge 12 settembre 2013, n. 104 [Decree-Law No. 104, September 12, 2013]... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 29 Nov 2013 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403774_text Global Legal Monitor: Mexico: Educational Reform http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403723_text Education - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed an amendment to the Law on Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities at Post-Secondary School Institutions, 5768-2008. (SEFER HAHUKIM (Book of Laws, Official Gazette) 5768 No. A Law published on June 27, 2014, makes it mandatory for public and private schools to exhibit, for at least two hours a month, movies produced in the country. (Ivan Richard, Lei Obriga Escolas On June 3, 2014, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies voted on and approved a National Education Plan, which will gradually increase the amount of resources invested in education until it reaches 10% of the country's Gross On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed new legislation regulating national civilian service obligations for yeshiva (Jewish ultra-orthodox religious school) students and establishing the Agency for National Civilian Service (hereinafter the Agency) to implement On February 4, 2014, Indonesia and the Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in defense matters. The agreement was signed in Den Haag, the Netherlands, by Indonesian Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro and Dutch On February 4, 2014, Israel's High Court of Justice, in an extended bench decision of eight to one, issued an interim injunction prohibiting the state from transferring financial stipends to haredi (Jewish ultra-orthodox) yeshiva students born Italy adopted a Decree-Law in September 2013 containing emergency measures designed to bolster classroom instruction, higher education, and research activities throughout the country. (Decreto-Legge 12 settembre 2013, n. 104 [Decree-Law No. 104, September 12, 2013] President Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto of Mexico promulgated a decree on September 11, 2013, that extensively amends the General Law on Education. He also promulgated other secondary laws on education at the same time. These legislative enactments... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 30 Sep 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403723_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: New Restrictions Halt School-Time Vacations http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403710_text Education - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed an amendment to the Law on Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities at Post-Secondary School Institutions, 5768-2008. (SEFER HAHUKIM (Book of Laws, Official Gazette) 5768 No. A Law published on June 27, 2014, makes it mandatory for public and private schools to exhibit, for at least two hours a month, movies produced in the country. (Ivan Richard, Lei Obriga Escolas On June 3, 2014, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies voted on and approved a National Education Plan, which will gradually increase the amount of resources invested in education until it reaches 10% of the country's Gross On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed new legislation regulating national civilian service obligations for yeshiva (Jewish ultra-orthodox religious school) students and establishing the Agency for National Civilian Service (hereinafter the Agency) to implement On February 4, 2014, Indonesia and the Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in defense matters. The agreement was signed in Den Haag, the Netherlands, by Indonesian Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro and Dutch On February 4, 2014, Israel's High Court of Justice, in an extended bench decision of eight to one, issued an interim injunction prohibiting the state from transferring financial stipends to haredi (Jewish ultra-orthodox) yeshiva students born Italy adopted a Decree-Law in September 2013 containing emergency measures designed to bolster classroom instruction, higher education, and research activities throughout the country. (Decreto-Legge 12 settembre 2013, n. 104 [Decree-Law No. 104, September 12, 2013] President Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto of Mexico promulgated a decree on September 11, 2013, that extensively amends the General Law on Education. He also promulgated other secondary laws on education at the same time. These legislative enactments Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 23 Sep 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403710_text Global Legal Monitor: Brazil: Mandatory Pre-School Enrollment for Four-Year-Old Children http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403556_text Education - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed an amendment to the Law on Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities at Post-Secondary School Institutions, 5768-2008. (SEFER HAHUKIM (Book of Laws, Official Gazette) 5768 No. A Law published on June 27, 2014, makes it mandatory for public and private schools to exhibit, for at least two hours a month, movies produced in the country. (Ivan Richard, Lei Obriga Escolas On June 3, 2014, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies voted on and approved a National Education Plan, which will gradually increase the amount of resources invested in education until it reaches 10% of the country's Gross On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed new legislation regulating national civilian service obligations for yeshiva (Jewish ultra-orthodox religious school) students and establishing the Agency for National Civilian Service (hereinafter the Agency) to implement On February 4, 2014, Indonesia and the Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in defense matters. The agreement was signed in Den Haag, the Netherlands, by Indonesian Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro and Dutch On February 4, 2014, Israel's High Court of Justice, in an extended bench decision of eight to one, issued an interim injunction prohibiting the state from transferring financial stipends to haredi (Jewish ultra-orthodox) yeshiva students born Italy adopted a Decree-Law in September 2013 containing emergency measures designed to bolster classroom instruction, higher education, and research activities throughout the country. (Decreto-Legge 12 settembre 2013, n. 104 [Decree-Law No. 104, September 12, 2013] President Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto of Mexico promulgated a decree on September 11, 2013, that extensively amends the General Law on Education. He also promulgated other secondary laws on education at the same time. These legislative enactments Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on A federal law approved on April 4, 2013 (Lei No. 12.796, de 4 de Abril de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) amends Law No. 9,394 of December 20, 1996, which establishes the guidelines for Brazil's national education... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 18 Apr 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403556_text Global Legal Monitor: Japan: Corporal Punishment in Schools http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403549_text Education - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed an amendment to the Law on Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities at Post-Secondary School Institutions, 5768-2008. (SEFER HAHUKIM (Book of Laws, Official Gazette) 5768 No. A Law published on June 27, 2014, makes it mandatory for public and private schools to exhibit, for at least two hours a month, movies produced in the country. (Ivan Richard, Lei Obriga Escolas On June 3, 2014, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies voted on and approved a National Education Plan, which will gradually increase the amount of resources invested in education until it reaches 10% of the country's Gross On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed new legislation regulating national civilian service obligations for yeshiva (Jewish ultra-orthodox religious school) students and establishing the Agency for National Civilian Service (hereinafter the Agency) to implement On February 4, 2014, Indonesia and the Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in defense matters. The agreement was signed in Den Haag, the Netherlands, by Indonesian Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro and Dutch On February 4, 2014, Israel's High Court of Justice, in an extended bench decision of eight to one, issued an interim injunction prohibiting the state from transferring financial stipends to haredi (Jewish ultra-orthodox) yeshiva students born Italy adopted a Decree-Law in September 2013 containing emergency measures designed to bolster classroom instruction, higher education, and research activities throughout the country. (Decreto-Legge 12 settembre 2013, n. 104 [Decree-Law No. 104, September 12, 2013] President Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto of Mexico promulgated a decree on September 11, 2013, that extensively amends the General Law on Education. He also promulgated other secondary laws on education at the same time. These legislative enactments Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on A federal law approved on April 4, 2013 (Lei No. 12.796, de 4 de Abril de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) amends Law No. 9,394 of December 20, 1996, which establishes the guidelines for Brazil's national education Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) issued a new circular on March 13, 2013, that prohibits physical punishment of students at schools and... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 12 Apr 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403549_text Global Legal Monitor: Indonesia: Constitutional Court Rules Against International-Standard Schools http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403456_text Education - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed an amendment to the Law on Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities at Post-Secondary School Institutions, 5768-2008. (SEFER HAHUKIM (Book of Laws, Official Gazette) 5768 No. A Law published on June 27, 2014, makes it mandatory for public and private schools to exhibit, for at least two hours a month, movies produced in the country. (Ivan Richard, Lei Obriga Escolas On June 3, 2014, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies voted on and approved a National Education Plan, which will gradually increase the amount of resources invested in education until it reaches 10% of the country's Gross On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed new legislation regulating national civilian service obligations for yeshiva (Jewish ultra-orthodox religious school) students and establishing the Agency for National Civilian Service (hereinafter the Agency) to implement On February 4, 2014, Indonesia and the Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in defense matters. The agreement was signed in Den Haag, the Netherlands, by Indonesian Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro and Dutch On February 4, 2014, Israel's High Court of Justice, in an extended bench decision of eight to one, issued an interim injunction prohibiting the state from transferring financial stipends to haredi (Jewish ultra-orthodox) yeshiva students born Italy adopted a Decree-Law in September 2013 containing emergency measures designed to bolster classroom instruction, higher education, and research activities throughout the country. (Decreto-Legge 12 settembre 2013, n. 104 [Decree-Law No. 104, September 12, 2013] President Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto of Mexico promulgated a decree on September 11, 2013, that extensively amends the General Law on Education. He also promulgated other secondary laws on education at the same time. These legislative enactments Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on A federal law approved on April 4, 2013 (Lei No. 12.796, de 4 de Abril de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) amends Law No. 9,394 of December 20, 1996, which establishes the guidelines for Brazil's national education Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) issued a new circular on March 13, 2013, that prohibits physical punishment of students at schools and On January 8, 2013, Indonesia's Constitutional Court determined that existing international standard pilot-project schools (known as RSBIs) and international-standard schools (SBIs) are unconstitutional, because they... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 11 Jan 2013 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403456_text Global Legal Monitor: Brazil: New Quota Law Reserves 50% of the Places at Federal Universities for Public School Students http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403317_text Education - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed an amendment to the Law on Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities at Post-Secondary School Institutions, 5768-2008. (SEFER HAHUKIM (Book of Laws, Official Gazette) 5768 No. A Law published on June 27, 2014, makes it mandatory for public and private schools to exhibit, for at least two hours a month, movies produced in the country. (Ivan Richard, Lei Obriga Escolas On June 3, 2014, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies voted on and approved a National Education Plan, which will gradually increase the amount of resources invested in education until it reaches 10% of the country's Gross On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed new legislation regulating national civilian service obligations for yeshiva (Jewish ultra-orthodox religious school) students and establishing the Agency for National Civilian Service (hereinafter the Agency) to implement On February 4, 2014, Indonesia and the Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in defense matters. The agreement was signed in Den Haag, the Netherlands, by Indonesian Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro and Dutch On February 4, 2014, Israel's High Court of Justice, in an extended bench decision of eight to one, issued an interim injunction prohibiting the state from transferring financial stipends to haredi (Jewish ultra-orthodox) yeshiva students born Italy adopted a Decree-Law in September 2013 containing emergency measures designed to bolster classroom instruction, higher education, and research activities throughout the country. (Decreto-Legge 12 settembre 2013, n. 104 [Decree-Law No. 104, September 12, 2013] President Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto of Mexico promulgated a decree on September 11, 2013, that extensively amends the General Law on Education. He also promulgated other secondary laws on education at the same time. These legislative enactments Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on A federal law approved on April 4, 2013 (Lei No. 12.796, de 4 de Abril de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) amends Law No. 9,394 of December 20, 1996, which establishes the guidelines for Brazil's national education Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) issued a new circular on March 13, 2013, that prohibits physical punishment of students at schools and On January 8, 2013, Indonesia's Constitutional Court determined that existing international standard pilot-project schools (known as RSBIs) and international-standard schools (SBIs) are unconstitutional, because they On August 29, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef signed Law No. 12,711 (Lei No. 12.711, de 29 de Agosto de 2012, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which reserves 50% of the places at federal universities for students who attended... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 07 Sep 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403317_text Global Legal Monitor: Turkey: Controversial Education Reform Legislation Passed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403094_text Education - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed an amendment to the Law on Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities at Post-Secondary School Institutions, 5768-2008. (SEFER HAHUKIM (Book of Laws, Official Gazette) 5768 No. A Law published on June 27, 2014, makes it mandatory for public and private schools to exhibit, for at least two hours a month, movies produced in the country. (Ivan Richard, Lei Obriga Escolas On June 3, 2014, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies voted on and approved a National Education Plan, which will gradually increase the amount of resources invested in education until it reaches 10% of the country's Gross On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed new legislation regulating national civilian service obligations for yeshiva (Jewish ultra-orthodox religious school) students and establishing the Agency for National Civilian Service (hereinafter the Agency) to implement On February 4, 2014, Indonesia and the Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in defense matters. The agreement was signed in Den Haag, the Netherlands, by Indonesian Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro and Dutch On February 4, 2014, Israel's High Court of Justice, in an extended bench decision of eight to one, issued an interim injunction prohibiting the state from transferring financial stipends to haredi (Jewish ultra-orthodox) yeshiva students born Italy adopted a Decree-Law in September 2013 containing emergency measures designed to bolster classroom instruction, higher education, and research activities throughout the country. (Decreto-Legge 12 settembre 2013, n. 104 [Decree-Law No. 104, September 12, 2013] President Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto of Mexico promulgated a decree on September 11, 2013, that extensively amends the General Law on Education. He also promulgated other secondary laws on education at the same time. These legislative enactments Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on A federal law approved on April 4, 2013 (Lei No. 12.796, de 4 de Abril de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) amends Law No. 9,394 of December 20, 1996, which establishes the guidelines for Brazil's national education Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) issued a new circular on March 13, 2013, that prohibits physical punishment of students at schools and On January 8, 2013, Indonesia's Constitutional Court determined that existing international standard pilot-project schools (known as RSBIs) and international-standard schools (SBIs) are unconstitutional, because they On August 29, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef signed Law No. 12,711 (Lei No. 12.711, de 29 de Agosto de 2012, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which reserves 50% of the places at federal universities for students who attended The Grand National Assembly (GNA, Turkey's parliament) passed an education reform bill on March 30, 2012, extending the length of compulsory education from eight years to twelve. Primary education covers children from six to fourteen years... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 17 Apr 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403094_text Global Legal Monitor: Bolivia: New Law on the Disabled http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403017_text Social welfare; Discrimination; Education - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed an amendment to the Law on Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities at Post-Secondary School Institutions, 5768-2008. (SEFER HAHUKIM (Book of Laws, Official Gazette) 5768 No. A Law published on June 27, 2014, makes it mandatory for public and private schools to exhibit, for at least two hours a month, movies produced in the country. (Ivan Richard, Lei Obriga Escolas On June 3, 2014, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies voted on and approved a National Education Plan, which will gradually increase the amount of resources invested in education until it reaches 10% of the country's Gross On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed new legislation regulating national civilian service obligations for yeshiva (Jewish ultra-orthodox religious school) students and establishing the Agency for National Civilian Service (hereinafter the Agency) to implement On February 4, 2014, Indonesia and the Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in defense matters. The agreement was signed in Den Haag, the Netherlands, by Indonesian Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro and Dutch On February 4, 2014, Israel's High Court of Justice, in an extended bench decision of eight to one, issued an interim injunction prohibiting the state from transferring financial stipends to haredi (Jewish ultra-orthodox) yeshiva students born Italy adopted a Decree-Law in September 2013 containing emergency measures designed to bolster classroom instruction, higher education, and research activities throughout the country. (Decreto-Legge 12 settembre 2013, n. 104 [Decree-Law No. 104, September 12, 2013] President Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto of Mexico promulgated a decree on September 11, 2013, that extensively amends the General Law on Education. He also promulgated other secondary laws on education at the same time. These legislative enactments Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on A federal law approved on April 4, 2013 (Lei No. 12.796, de 4 de Abril de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) amends Law No. 9,394 of December 20, 1996, which establishes the guidelines for Brazil's national education Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) issued a new circular on March 13, 2013, that prohibits physical punishment of students at schools and On January 8, 2013, Indonesia's Constitutional Court determined that existing international standard pilot-project schools (known as RSBIs) and international-standard schools (SBIs) are unconstitutional, because they On August 29, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef signed Law No. 12,711 (Lei No. 12.711, de 29 de Agosto de 2012, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which reserves 50% of the places at federal universities for students who attended The Grand National Assembly (GNA, Turkey's parliament) passed an education reform bill on March 30, 2012, extending the length of compulsory education from eight years to twelve. Primary education covers children from six to fourteen years On March 2, 2012, President Evo Morales of Bolivia promulgated the General Law on the Disabled, Law No. 223, aimed at improving the quality of life of disabled persons, promoting their employment, and creating rehabilitation programs... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 08 Mar 2012 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403017_text Global Legal Monitor: Brazil: New Law Creates National Program for Access to Technical Education and Employment http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402888_text Education - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed an amendment to the Law on Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities at Post-Secondary School Institutions, 5768-2008. (SEFER HAHUKIM (Book of Laws, Official Gazette) 5768 No. A Law published on June 27, 2014, makes it mandatory for public and private schools to exhibit, for at least two hours a month, movies produced in the country. (Ivan Richard, Lei Obriga Escolas On June 3, 2014, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies voted on and approved a National Education Plan, which will gradually increase the amount of resources invested in education until it reaches 10% of the country's Gross On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed new legislation regulating national civilian service obligations for yeshiva (Jewish ultra-orthodox religious school) students and establishing the Agency for National Civilian Service (hereinafter the Agency) to implement On February 4, 2014, Indonesia and the Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in defense matters. The agreement was signed in Den Haag, the Netherlands, by Indonesian Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro and Dutch On February 4, 2014, Israel's High Court of Justice, in an extended bench decision of eight to one, issued an interim injunction prohibiting the state from transferring financial stipends to haredi (Jewish ultra-orthodox) yeshiva students born Italy adopted a Decree-Law in September 2013 containing emergency measures designed to bolster classroom instruction, higher education, and research activities throughout the country. (Decreto-Legge 12 settembre 2013, n. 104 [Decree-Law No. 104, September 12, 2013] President Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto of Mexico promulgated a decree on September 11, 2013, that extensively amends the General Law on Education. He also promulgated other secondary laws on education at the same time. These legislative enactments Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on A federal law approved on April 4, 2013 (Lei No. 12.796, de 4 de Abril de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) amends Law No. 9,394 of December 20, 1996, which establishes the guidelines for Brazil's national education Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) issued a new circular on March 13, 2013, that prohibits physical punishment of students at schools and On January 8, 2013, Indonesia's Constitutional Court determined that existing international standard pilot-project schools (known as RSBIs) and international-standard schools (SBIs) are unconstitutional, because they On August 29, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef signed Law No. 12,711 (Lei No. 12.711, de 29 de Agosto de 2012, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which reserves 50% of the places at federal universities for students who attended The Grand National Assembly (GNA, Turkey's parliament) passed an education reform bill on March 30, 2012, extending the length of compulsory education from eight years to twelve. Primary education covers children from six to fourteen years On March 2, 2012, President Evo Morales of Bolivia promulgated the General Law on the Disabled, Law No. 223, aimed at improving the quality of life of disabled persons, promoting their employment, and creating rehabilitation programs On October 26, 2011, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef enacted Law No. 12,513 (Lei No. 12.513 de 26 de Outubro de 2011, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which creates a national program for access to technical education and employment (Programa... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 18 Nov 2011 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402888_text Global Legal Monitor: Chile: Congress Approves Draft Legislation to Combat Bullying in Schools http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402811_text Education - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed an amendment to the Law on Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities at Post-Secondary School Institutions, 5768-2008. (SEFER HAHUKIM (Book of Laws, Official Gazette) 5768 No. A Law published on June 27, 2014, makes it mandatory for public and private schools to exhibit, for at least two hours a month, movies produced in the country. (Ivan Richard, Lei Obriga Escolas On June 3, 2014, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies voted on and approved a National Education Plan, which will gradually increase the amount of resources invested in education until it reaches 10% of the country's Gross On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed new legislation regulating national civilian service obligations for yeshiva (Jewish ultra-orthodox religious school) students and establishing the Agency for National Civilian Service (hereinafter the Agency) to implement On February 4, 2014, Indonesia and the Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in defense matters. The agreement was signed in Den Haag, the Netherlands, by Indonesian Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro and Dutch On February 4, 2014, Israel's High Court of Justice, in an extended bench decision of eight to one, issued an interim injunction prohibiting the state from transferring financial stipends to haredi (Jewish ultra-orthodox) yeshiva students born Italy adopted a Decree-Law in September 2013 containing emergency measures designed to bolster classroom instruction, higher education, and research activities throughout the country. (Decreto-Legge 12 settembre 2013, n. 104 [Decree-Law No. 104, September 12, 2013] President Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto of Mexico promulgated a decree on September 11, 2013, that extensively amends the General Law on Education. He also promulgated other secondary laws on education at the same time. These legislative enactments Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on A federal law approved on April 4, 2013 (Lei No. 12.796, de 4 de Abril de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) amends Law No. 9,394 of December 20, 1996, which establishes the guidelines for Brazil's national education Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) issued a new circular on March 13, 2013, that prohibits physical punishment of students at schools and On January 8, 2013, Indonesia's Constitutional Court determined that existing international standard pilot-project schools (known as RSBIs) and international-standard schools (SBIs) are unconstitutional, because they On August 29, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef signed Law No. 12,711 (Lei No. 12.711, de 29 de Agosto de 2012, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which reserves 50% of the places at federal universities for students who attended The Grand National Assembly (GNA, Turkey's parliament) passed an education reform bill on March 30, 2012, extending the length of compulsory education from eight years to twelve. Primary education covers children from six to fourteen years On March 2, 2012, President Evo Morales of Bolivia promulgated the General Law on the Disabled, Law No. 223, aimed at improving the quality of life of disabled persons, promoting their employment, and creating rehabilitation programs On October 26, 2011, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef enacted Law No. 12,513 (Lei No. 12.513 de 26 de Outubro de 2011, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which creates a national program for access to technical education and employment (Programa On September 7, 2011, Chile's Congress approved draft legislation (Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile (BCN) site (Sept. 7, 2011)) that would amend the General Law on Education (GLE) (Ley 20370, amended by Decreto... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 21 Sep 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402811_text Global Legal Monitor: Israel: Digitization of School Books http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402812_text Education - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed an amendment to the Law on Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities at Post-Secondary School Institutions, 5768-2008. (SEFER HAHUKIM (Book of Laws, Official Gazette) 5768 No. A Law published on June 27, 2014, makes it mandatory for public and private schools to exhibit, for at least two hours a month, movies produced in the country. (Ivan Richard, Lei Obriga Escolas On June 3, 2014, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies voted on and approved a National Education Plan, which will gradually increase the amount of resources invested in education until it reaches 10% of the country's Gross On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed new legislation regulating national civilian service obligations for yeshiva (Jewish ultra-orthodox religious school) students and establishing the Agency for National Civilian Service (hereinafter the Agency) to implement On February 4, 2014, Indonesia and the Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in defense matters. The agreement was signed in Den Haag, the Netherlands, by Indonesian Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro and Dutch On February 4, 2014, Israel's High Court of Justice, in an extended bench decision of eight to one, issued an interim injunction prohibiting the state from transferring financial stipends to haredi (Jewish ultra-orthodox) yeshiva students born Italy adopted a Decree-Law in September 2013 containing emergency measures designed to bolster classroom instruction, higher education, and research activities throughout the country. (Decreto-Legge 12 settembre 2013, n. 104 [Decree-Law No. 104, September 12, 2013] President Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto of Mexico promulgated a decree on September 11, 2013, that extensively amends the General Law on Education. He also promulgated other secondary laws on education at the same time. These legislative enactments Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on A federal law approved on April 4, 2013 (Lei No. 12.796, de 4 de Abril de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) amends Law No. 9,394 of December 20, 1996, which establishes the guidelines for Brazil's national education Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) issued a new circular on March 13, 2013, that prohibits physical punishment of students at schools and On January 8, 2013, Indonesia's Constitutional Court determined that existing international standard pilot-project schools (known as RSBIs) and international-standard schools (SBIs) are unconstitutional, because they On August 29, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef signed Law No. 12,711 (Lei No. 12.711, de 29 de Agosto de 2012, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which reserves 50% of the places at federal universities for students who attended The Grand National Assembly (GNA, Turkey's parliament) passed an education reform bill on March 30, 2012, extending the length of compulsory education from eight years to twelve. Primary education covers children from six to fourteen years On March 2, 2012, President Evo Morales of Bolivia promulgated the General Law on the Disabled, Law No. 223, aimed at improving the quality of life of disabled persons, promoting their employment, and creating rehabilitation programs On October 26, 2011, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef enacted Law No. 12,513 (Lei No. 12.513 de 26 de Outubro de 2011, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which creates a national program for access to technical education and employment (Programa On September 7, 2011, Chile's Congress approved draft legislation (Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile (BCN) site (Sept. 7, 2011)) that would amend the General Law on Education (GLE) (Ley 20370, amended by Decreto In September 2011, Israel's Ministry of Education issued a public announcement on digital textbooks. The announcement indicated that the Ministry was implementing a national program titled "Adjusting the Education System to the 21st Century." Within the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 20 Sep 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402812_text Global Legal Monitor: Australia: Former Student Wins Negligence Case Against School for Bullying http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402635_text Education - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed an amendment to the Law on Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities at Post-Secondary School Institutions, 5768-2008. (SEFER HAHUKIM (Book of Laws, Official Gazette) 5768 No. A Law published on June 27, 2014, makes it mandatory for public and private schools to exhibit, for at least two hours a month, movies produced in the country. (Ivan Richard, Lei Obriga Escolas On June 3, 2014, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies voted on and approved a National Education Plan, which will gradually increase the amount of resources invested in education until it reaches 10% of the country's Gross On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed new legislation regulating national civilian service obligations for yeshiva (Jewish ultra-orthodox religious school) students and establishing the Agency for National Civilian Service (hereinafter the Agency) to implement On February 4, 2014, Indonesia and the Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in defense matters. The agreement was signed in Den Haag, the Netherlands, by Indonesian Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro and Dutch On February 4, 2014, Israel's High Court of Justice, in an extended bench decision of eight to one, issued an interim injunction prohibiting the state from transferring financial stipends to haredi (Jewish ultra-orthodox) yeshiva students born Italy adopted a Decree-Law in September 2013 containing emergency measures designed to bolster classroom instruction, higher education, and research activities throughout the country. (Decreto-Legge 12 settembre 2013, n. 104 [Decree-Law No. 104, September 12, 2013] President Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto of Mexico promulgated a decree on September 11, 2013, that extensively amends the General Law on Education. He also promulgated other secondary laws on education at the same time. These legislative enactments Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on A federal law approved on April 4, 2013 (Lei No. 12.796, de 4 de Abril de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) amends Law No. 9,394 of December 20, 1996, which establishes the guidelines for Brazil's national education Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) issued a new circular on March 13, 2013, that prohibits physical punishment of students at schools and On January 8, 2013, Indonesia's Constitutional Court determined that existing international standard pilot-project schools (known as RSBIs) and international-standard schools (SBIs) are unconstitutional, because they On August 29, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef signed Law No. 12,711 (Lei No. 12.711, de 29 de Agosto de 2012, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which reserves 50% of the places at federal universities for students who attended The Grand National Assembly (GNA, Turkey's parliament) passed an education reform bill on March 30, 2012, extending the length of compulsory education from eight years to twelve. Primary education covers children from six to fourteen years On March 2, 2012, President Evo Morales of Bolivia promulgated the General Law on the Disabled, Law No. 223, aimed at improving the quality of life of disabled persons, promoting their employment, and creating rehabilitation programs On October 26, 2011, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef enacted Law No. 12,513 (Lei No. 12.513 de 26 de Outubro de 2011, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which creates a national program for access to technical education and employment (Programa On September 7, 2011, Chile's Congress approved draft legislation (Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile (BCN) site (Sept. 7, 2011)) that would amend the General Law on Education (GLE) (Ley 20370, amended by Decreto In September 2011, Israel's Ministry of Education issued a public announcement on digital textbooks. The announcement indicated that the Ministry was implementing a national program titled "Adjusting the Education System to the 21st Century." Within the On April 13, 2011, the Supreme Court of New South Wales, in Australia, held that a school had breached its duty of care to a former student by failing to implement its anti-bullying policy or to... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 20 Apr 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402635_text Global Legal Monitor: Sri Lanka: Plan for Aid to University Students to Be Developed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402602_text Education - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed an amendment to the Law on Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities at Post-Secondary School Institutions, 5768-2008. (SEFER HAHUKIM (Book of Laws, Official Gazette) 5768 No. A Law published on June 27, 2014, makes it mandatory for public and private schools to exhibit, for at least two hours a month, movies produced in the country. (Ivan Richard, Lei Obriga Escolas On June 3, 2014, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies voted on and approved a National Education Plan, which will gradually increase the amount of resources invested in education until it reaches 10% of the country's Gross On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed new legislation regulating national civilian service obligations for yeshiva (Jewish ultra-orthodox religious school) students and establishing the Agency for National Civilian Service (hereinafter the Agency) to implement On February 4, 2014, Indonesia and the Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in defense matters. The agreement was signed in Den Haag, the Netherlands, by Indonesian Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro and Dutch On February 4, 2014, Israel's High Court of Justice, in an extended bench decision of eight to one, issued an interim injunction prohibiting the state from transferring financial stipends to haredi (Jewish ultra-orthodox) yeshiva students born Italy adopted a Decree-Law in September 2013 containing emergency measures designed to bolster classroom instruction, higher education, and research activities throughout the country. (Decreto-Legge 12 settembre 2013, n. 104 [Decree-Law No. 104, September 12, 2013] President Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto of Mexico promulgated a decree on September 11, 2013, that extensively amends the General Law on Education. He also promulgated other secondary laws on education at the same time. These legislative enactments Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on A federal law approved on April 4, 2013 (Lei No. 12.796, de 4 de Abril de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) amends Law No. 9,394 of December 20, 1996, which establishes the guidelines for Brazil's national education Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) issued a new circular on March 13, 2013, that prohibits physical punishment of students at schools and On January 8, 2013, Indonesia's Constitutional Court determined that existing international standard pilot-project schools (known as RSBIs) and international-standard schools (SBIs) are unconstitutional, because they On August 29, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef signed Law No. 12,711 (Lei No. 12.711, de 29 de Agosto de 2012, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which reserves 50% of the places at federal universities for students who attended The Grand National Assembly (GNA, Turkey's parliament) passed an education reform bill on March 30, 2012, extending the length of compulsory education from eight years to twelve. Primary education covers children from six to fourteen years On March 2, 2012, President Evo Morales of Bolivia promulgated the General Law on the Disabled, Law No. 223, aimed at improving the quality of life of disabled persons, promoting their employment, and creating rehabilitation programs On October 26, 2011, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef enacted Law No. 12,513 (Lei No. 12.513 de 26 de Outubro de 2011, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which creates a national program for access to technical education and employment (Programa On September 7, 2011, Chile's Congress approved draft legislation (Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile (BCN) site (Sept. 7, 2011)) that would amend the General Law on Education (GLE) (Ley 20370, amended by Decreto In September 2011, Israel's Ministry of Education issued a public announcement on digital textbooks. The announcement indicated that the Ministry was implementing a national program titled "Adjusting the Education System to the 21st Century." Within the On April 13, 2011, the Supreme Court of New South Wales, in Australia, held that a school had breached its duty of care to a former student by failing to implement its anti-bullying policy or to Sri Lanka's Minister of Higher Education, S.B. Dissanayake, recently proposed a new law, the Human Capital Development Finance Act. The plan has been approved by the Cabinet, and the drafting process will begin soon.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 01 Apr 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402602_text Global Legal Monitor: France: Suspension of Family Allowances in Case of School Absenteeism http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402496_text Education - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed an amendment to the Law on Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities at Post-Secondary School Institutions, 5768-2008. (SEFER HAHUKIM (Book of Laws, Official Gazette) 5768 No. A Law published on June 27, 2014, makes it mandatory for public and private schools to exhibit, for at least two hours a month, movies produced in the country. (Ivan Richard, Lei Obriga Escolas On June 3, 2014, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies voted on and approved a National Education Plan, which will gradually increase the amount of resources invested in education until it reaches 10% of the country's Gross On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed new legislation regulating national civilian service obligations for yeshiva (Jewish ultra-orthodox religious school) students and establishing the Agency for National Civilian Service (hereinafter the Agency) to implement On February 4, 2014, Indonesia and the Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in defense matters. The agreement was signed in Den Haag, the Netherlands, by Indonesian Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro and Dutch On February 4, 2014, Israel's High Court of Justice, in an extended bench decision of eight to one, issued an interim injunction prohibiting the state from transferring financial stipends to haredi (Jewish ultra-orthodox) yeshiva students born Italy adopted a Decree-Law in September 2013 containing emergency measures designed to bolster classroom instruction, higher education, and research activities throughout the country. (Decreto-Legge 12 settembre 2013, n. 104 [Decree-Law No. 104, September 12, 2013] President Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto of Mexico promulgated a decree on September 11, 2013, that extensively amends the General Law on Education. He also promulgated other secondary laws on education at the same time. These legislative enactments Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on A federal law approved on April 4, 2013 (Lei No. 12.796, de 4 de Abril de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) amends Law No. 9,394 of December 20, 1996, which establishes the guidelines for Brazil's national education Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) issued a new circular on March 13, 2013, that prohibits physical punishment of students at schools and On January 8, 2013, Indonesia's Constitutional Court determined that existing international standard pilot-project schools (known as RSBIs) and international-standard schools (SBIs) are unconstitutional, because they On August 29, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef signed Law No. 12,711 (Lei No. 12.711, de 29 de Agosto de 2012, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which reserves 50% of the places at federal universities for students who attended The Grand National Assembly (GNA, Turkey's parliament) passed an education reform bill on March 30, 2012, extending the length of compulsory education from eight years to twelve. Primary education covers children from six to fourteen years On March 2, 2012, President Evo Morales of Bolivia promulgated the General Law on the Disabled, Law No. 223, aimed at improving the quality of life of disabled persons, promoting their employment, and creating rehabilitation programs On October 26, 2011, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef enacted Law No. 12,513 (Lei No. 12.513 de 26 de Outubro de 2011, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which creates a national program for access to technical education and employment (Programa On September 7, 2011, Chile's Congress approved draft legislation (Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile (BCN) site (Sept. 7, 2011)) that would amend the General Law on Education (GLE) (Ley 20370, amended by Decreto In September 2011, Israel's Ministry of Education issued a public announcement on digital textbooks. The announcement indicated that the Ministry was implementing a national program titled "Adjusting the Education System to the 21st Century." Within the On April 13, 2011, the Supreme Court of New South Wales, in Australia, held that a school had breached its duty of care to a former student by failing to implement its anti-bullying policy or to Sri Lanka's Minister of Higher Education, S.B. Dissanayake, recently proposed a new law, the Human Capital Development Finance Act. The plan has been approved by the Cabinet, and the drafting process will begin soon. Decree 2011-89 of January 21, 2011, sets forth the modalities under which family allowances may be either suspended or revoked, in totality or partly, when a child fails to attend school as provided by Law 2010-1127... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 01 Feb 2011 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402496_text Global Legal Monitor: Nigeria: Regional Court Says Government Has Legal Obligation to Provide Free and Compulsory Education to Children http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402408_text Education - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed an amendment to the Law on Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities at Post-Secondary School Institutions, 5768-2008. (SEFER HAHUKIM (Book of Laws, Official Gazette) 5768 No. A Law published on June 27, 2014, makes it mandatory for public and private schools to exhibit, for at least two hours a month, movies produced in the country. (Ivan Richard, Lei Obriga Escolas On June 3, 2014, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies voted on and approved a National Education Plan, which will gradually increase the amount of resources invested in education until it reaches 10% of the country's Gross On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed new legislation regulating national civilian service obligations for yeshiva (Jewish ultra-orthodox religious school) students and establishing the Agency for National Civilian Service (hereinafter the Agency) to implement On February 4, 2014, Indonesia and the Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in defense matters. The agreement was signed in Den Haag, the Netherlands, by Indonesian Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro and Dutch On February 4, 2014, Israel's High Court of Justice, in an extended bench decision of eight to one, issued an interim injunction prohibiting the state from transferring financial stipends to haredi (Jewish ultra-orthodox) yeshiva students born Italy adopted a Decree-Law in September 2013 containing emergency measures designed to bolster classroom instruction, higher education, and research activities throughout the country. (Decreto-Legge 12 settembre 2013, n. 104 [Decree-Law No. 104, September 12, 2013] President Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto of Mexico promulgated a decree on September 11, 2013, that extensively amends the General Law on Education. He also promulgated other secondary laws on education at the same time. These legislative enactments Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on A federal law approved on April 4, 2013 (Lei No. 12.796, de 4 de Abril de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) amends Law No. 9,394 of December 20, 1996, which establishes the guidelines for Brazil's national education Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) issued a new circular on March 13, 2013, that prohibits physical punishment of students at schools and On January 8, 2013, Indonesia's Constitutional Court determined that existing international standard pilot-project schools (known as RSBIs) and international-standard schools (SBIs) are unconstitutional, because they On August 29, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef signed Law No. 12,711 (Lei No. 12.711, de 29 de Agosto de 2012, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which reserves 50% of the places at federal universities for students who attended The Grand National Assembly (GNA, Turkey's parliament) passed an education reform bill on March 30, 2012, extending the length of compulsory education from eight years to twelve. Primary education covers children from six to fourteen years On March 2, 2012, President Evo Morales of Bolivia promulgated the General Law on the Disabled, Law No. 223, aimed at improving the quality of life of disabled persons, promoting their employment, and creating rehabilitation programs On October 26, 2011, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef enacted Law No. 12,513 (Lei No. 12.513 de 26 de Outubro de 2011, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which creates a national program for access to technical education and employment (Programa On September 7, 2011, Chile's Congress approved draft legislation (Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile (BCN) site (Sept. 7, 2011)) that would amend the General Law on Education (GLE) (Ley 20370, amended by Decreto In September 2011, Israel's Ministry of Education issued a public announcement on digital textbooks. The announcement indicated that the Ministry was implementing a national program titled "Adjusting the Education System to the 21st Century." Within the On April 13, 2011, the Supreme Court of New South Wales, in Australia, held that a school had breached its duty of care to a former student by failing to implement its anti-bullying policy or to Sri Lanka's Minister of Higher Education, S.B. Dissanayake, recently proposed a new law, the Human Capital Development Finance Act. The plan has been approved by the Cabinet, and the drafting process will begin soon. Decree 2011-89 of January 21, 2011, sets forth the modalities under which family allowances may be either suspended or revoked, in totality or partly, when a child fails to attend school as provided by Law 2010-1127 On November 30, 2010, the Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS CCJ) ruled that the Nigerian government has an obligation to provide free and compulsory education to every Nigerian child... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 03 Dec 2010 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402408_text Global Legal Monitor: Denmark: Student Grant Rules to Be Changed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402100_text Education - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed an amendment to the Law on Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities at Post-Secondary School Institutions, 5768-2008. (SEFER HAHUKIM (Book of Laws, Official Gazette) 5768 No. A Law published on June 27, 2014, makes it mandatory for public and private schools to exhibit, for at least two hours a month, movies produced in the country. (Ivan Richard, Lei Obriga Escolas On June 3, 2014, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies voted on and approved a National Education Plan, which will gradually increase the amount of resources invested in education until it reaches 10% of the country's Gross On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed new legislation regulating national civilian service obligations for yeshiva (Jewish ultra-orthodox religious school) students and establishing the Agency for National Civilian Service (hereinafter the Agency) to implement On February 4, 2014, Indonesia and the Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in defense matters. The agreement was signed in Den Haag, the Netherlands, by Indonesian Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro and Dutch On February 4, 2014, Israel's High Court of Justice, in an extended bench decision of eight to one, issued an interim injunction prohibiting the state from transferring financial stipends to haredi (Jewish ultra-orthodox) yeshiva students born Italy adopted a Decree-Law in September 2013 containing emergency measures designed to bolster classroom instruction, higher education, and research activities throughout the country. (Decreto-Legge 12 settembre 2013, n. 104 [Decree-Law No. 104, September 12, 2013] President Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto of Mexico promulgated a decree on September 11, 2013, that extensively amends the General Law on Education. He also promulgated other secondary laws on education at the same time. These legislative enactments Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on A federal law approved on April 4, 2013 (Lei No. 12.796, de 4 de Abril de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) amends Law No. 9,394 of December 20, 1996, which establishes the guidelines for Brazil's national education Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) issued a new circular on March 13, 2013, that prohibits physical punishment of students at schools and On January 8, 2013, Indonesia's Constitutional Court determined that existing international standard pilot-project schools (known as RSBIs) and international-standard schools (SBIs) are unconstitutional, because they On August 29, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef signed Law No. 12,711 (Lei No. 12.711, de 29 de Agosto de 2012, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which reserves 50% of the places at federal universities for students who attended The Grand National Assembly (GNA, Turkey's parliament) passed an education reform bill on March 30, 2012, extending the length of compulsory education from eight years to twelve. Primary education covers children from six to fourteen years On March 2, 2012, President Evo Morales of Bolivia promulgated the General Law on the Disabled, Law No. 223, aimed at improving the quality of life of disabled persons, promoting their employment, and creating rehabilitation programs On October 26, 2011, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef enacted Law No. 12,513 (Lei No. 12.513 de 26 de Outubro de 2011, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which creates a national program for access to technical education and employment (Programa On September 7, 2011, Chile's Congress approved draft legislation (Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile (BCN) site (Sept. 7, 2011)) that would amend the General Law on Education (GLE) (Ley 20370, amended by Decreto In September 2011, Israel's Ministry of Education issued a public announcement on digital textbooks. The announcement indicated that the Ministry was implementing a national program titled "Adjusting the Education System to the 21st Century." Within the On April 13, 2011, the Supreme Court of New South Wales, in Australia, held that a school had breached its duty of care to a former student by failing to implement its anti-bullying policy or to Sri Lanka's Minister of Higher Education, S.B. Dissanayake, recently proposed a new law, the Human Capital Development Finance Act. The plan has been approved by the Cabinet, and the drafting process will begin soon. Decree 2011-89 of January 21, 2011, sets forth the modalities under which family allowances may be either suspended or revoked, in totality or partly, when a child fails to attend school as provided by Law 2010-1127 On November 30, 2010, the Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS CCJ) ruled that the Nigerian government has an obligation to provide free and compulsory education to every Nigerian child It was reported on July 8, 2010, that Denmark's government is planning to amend rules on state grants to students to limit the number of years in which a student can qualify for the funding. By... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 09 Jul 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402100_text Global Legal Monitor: Israel: Court Rules Against Guaranteed Income for Students at Religious Institutes http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402054_text Education - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed an amendment to the Law on Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities at Post-Secondary School Institutions, 5768-2008. (SEFER HAHUKIM (Book of Laws, Official Gazette) 5768 No. A Law published on June 27, 2014, makes it mandatory for public and private schools to exhibit, for at least two hours a month, movies produced in the country. (Ivan Richard, Lei Obriga Escolas On June 3, 2014, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies voted on and approved a National Education Plan, which will gradually increase the amount of resources invested in education until it reaches 10% of the country's Gross On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed new legislation regulating national civilian service obligations for yeshiva (Jewish ultra-orthodox religious school) students and establishing the Agency for National Civilian Service (hereinafter the Agency) to implement On February 4, 2014, Indonesia and the Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in defense matters. The agreement was signed in Den Haag, the Netherlands, by Indonesian Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro and Dutch On February 4, 2014, Israel's High Court of Justice, in an extended bench decision of eight to one, issued an interim injunction prohibiting the state from transferring financial stipends to haredi (Jewish ultra-orthodox) yeshiva students born Italy adopted a Decree-Law in September 2013 containing emergency measures designed to bolster classroom instruction, higher education, and research activities throughout the country. (Decreto-Legge 12 settembre 2013, n. 104 [Decree-Law No. 104, September 12, 2013] President Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto of Mexico promulgated a decree on September 11, 2013, that extensively amends the General Law on Education. He also promulgated other secondary laws on education at the same time. These legislative enactments Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on A federal law approved on April 4, 2013 (Lei No. 12.796, de 4 de Abril de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) amends Law No. 9,394 of December 20, 1996, which establishes the guidelines for Brazil's national education Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) issued a new circular on March 13, 2013, that prohibits physical punishment of students at schools and On January 8, 2013, Indonesia's Constitutional Court determined that existing international standard pilot-project schools (known as RSBIs) and international-standard schools (SBIs) are unconstitutional, because they On August 29, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef signed Law No. 12,711 (Lei No. 12.711, de 29 de Agosto de 2012, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which reserves 50% of the places at federal universities for students who attended The Grand National Assembly (GNA, Turkey's parliament) passed an education reform bill on March 30, 2012, extending the length of compulsory education from eight years to twelve. Primary education covers children from six to fourteen years On March 2, 2012, President Evo Morales of Bolivia promulgated the General Law on the Disabled, Law No. 223, aimed at improving the quality of life of disabled persons, promoting their employment, and creating rehabilitation programs On October 26, 2011, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef enacted Law No. 12,513 (Lei No. 12.513 de 26 de Outubro de 2011, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which creates a national program for access to technical education and employment (Programa On September 7, 2011, Chile's Congress approved draft legislation (Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile (BCN) site (Sept. 7, 2011)) that would amend the General Law on Education (GLE) (Ley 20370, amended by Decreto In September 2011, Israel's Ministry of Education issued a public announcement on digital textbooks. The announcement indicated that the Ministry was implementing a national program titled "Adjusting the Education System to the 21st Century." Within the On April 13, 2011, the Supreme Court of New South Wales, in Australia, held that a school had breached its duty of care to a former student by failing to implement its anti-bullying policy or to Sri Lanka's Minister of Higher Education, S.B. Dissanayake, recently proposed a new law, the Human Capital Development Finance Act. The plan has been approved by the Cabinet, and the drafting process will begin soon. Decree 2011-89 of January 21, 2011, sets forth the modalities under which family allowances may be either suspended or revoked, in totality or partly, when a child fails to attend school as provided by Law 2010-1127 On November 30, 2010, the Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS CCJ) ruled that the Nigerian government has an obligation to provide free and compulsory education to every Nigerian child It was reported on July 8, 2010, that Denmark's government is planning to amend rules on state grants to students to limit the number of years in which a student can qualify for the funding. By On June 14, 2010, Israel's High Court of Justice issued a ruling that ends the payment of a guaranteed income to certain students. The group affected is married men enrolled at advanced religious studies institutes. In... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 16 Jun 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402054_text Global Legal Monitor: Cape Verde: New Law Will Require Journalists to Have a Degree http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401958_text Education - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed an amendment to the Law on Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities at Post-Secondary School Institutions, 5768-2008. (SEFER HAHUKIM (Book of Laws, Official Gazette) 5768 No. A Law published on June 27, 2014, makes it mandatory for public and private schools to exhibit, for at least two hours a month, movies produced in the country. (Ivan Richard, Lei Obriga Escolas On June 3, 2014, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies voted on and approved a National Education Plan, which will gradually increase the amount of resources invested in education until it reaches 10% of the country's Gross On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed new legislation regulating national civilian service obligations for yeshiva (Jewish ultra-orthodox religious school) students and establishing the Agency for National Civilian Service (hereinafter the Agency) to implement On February 4, 2014, Indonesia and the Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in defense matters. The agreement was signed in Den Haag, the Netherlands, by Indonesian Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro and Dutch On February 4, 2014, Israel's High Court of Justice, in an extended bench decision of eight to one, issued an interim injunction prohibiting the state from transferring financial stipends to haredi (Jewish ultra-orthodox) yeshiva students born Italy adopted a Decree-Law in September 2013 containing emergency measures designed to bolster classroom instruction, higher education, and research activities throughout the country. (Decreto-Legge 12 settembre 2013, n. 104 [Decree-Law No. 104, September 12, 2013] President Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto of Mexico promulgated a decree on September 11, 2013, that extensively amends the General Law on Education. He also promulgated other secondary laws on education at the same time. These legislative enactments Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on A federal law approved on April 4, 2013 (Lei No. 12.796, de 4 de Abril de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) amends Law No. 9,394 of December 20, 1996, which establishes the guidelines for Brazil's national education Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) issued a new circular on March 13, 2013, that prohibits physical punishment of students at schools and On January 8, 2013, Indonesia's Constitutional Court determined that existing international standard pilot-project schools (known as RSBIs) and international-standard schools (SBIs) are unconstitutional, because they On August 29, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef signed Law No. 12,711 (Lei No. 12.711, de 29 de Agosto de 2012, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which reserves 50% of the places at federal universities for students who attended The Grand National Assembly (GNA, Turkey's parliament) passed an education reform bill on March 30, 2012, extending the length of compulsory education from eight years to twelve. Primary education covers children from six to fourteen years On March 2, 2012, President Evo Morales of Bolivia promulgated the General Law on the Disabled, Law No. 223, aimed at improving the quality of life of disabled persons, promoting their employment, and creating rehabilitation programs On October 26, 2011, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef enacted Law No. 12,513 (Lei No. 12.513 de 26 de Outubro de 2011, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which creates a national program for access to technical education and employment (Programa On September 7, 2011, Chile's Congress approved draft legislation (Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile (BCN) site (Sept. 7, 2011)) that would amend the General Law on Education (GLE) (Ley 20370, amended by Decreto In September 2011, Israel's Ministry of Education issued a public announcement on digital textbooks. The announcement indicated that the Ministry was implementing a national program titled "Adjusting the Education System to the 21st Century." Within the On April 13, 2011, the Supreme Court of New South Wales, in Australia, held that a school had breached its duty of care to a former student by failing to implement its anti-bullying policy or to Sri Lanka's Minister of Higher Education, S.B. Dissanayake, recently proposed a new law, the Human Capital Development Finance Act. The plan has been approved by the Cabinet, and the drafting process will begin soon. Decree 2011-89 of January 21, 2011, sets forth the modalities under which family allowances may be either suspended or revoked, in totality or partly, when a child fails to attend school as provided by Law 2010-1127 On November 30, 2010, the Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS CCJ) ruled that the Nigerian government has an obligation to provide free and compulsory education to every Nigerian child It was reported on July 8, 2010, that Denmark's government is planning to amend rules on state grants to students to limit the number of years in which a student can qualify for the funding. By On June 14, 2010, Israel's High Court of Justice issued a ruling that ends the payment of a guaranteed income to certain students. The group affected is married men enrolled at advanced religious studies institutes. In A new Journalist Statute was approved by the Cape Verdean Parliament in April 2010 and must be voted on by the National Assembly in May 2010 before it can come into force. According to the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 05 May 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401958_text Global Legal Monitor: Japan: Public Support for High School Tuition http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401952_text Education - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed an amendment to the Law on Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities at Post-Secondary School Institutions, 5768-2008. (SEFER HAHUKIM (Book of Laws, Official Gazette) 5768 No. A Law published on June 27, 2014, makes it mandatory for public and private schools to exhibit, for at least two hours a month, movies produced in the country. (Ivan Richard, Lei Obriga Escolas On June 3, 2014, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies voted on and approved a National Education Plan, which will gradually increase the amount of resources invested in education until it reaches 10% of the country's Gross On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed new legislation regulating national civilian service obligations for yeshiva (Jewish ultra-orthodox religious school) students and establishing the Agency for National Civilian Service (hereinafter the Agency) to implement On February 4, 2014, Indonesia and the Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in defense matters. The agreement was signed in Den Haag, the Netherlands, by Indonesian Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro and Dutch On February 4, 2014, Israel's High Court of Justice, in an extended bench decision of eight to one, issued an interim injunction prohibiting the state from transferring financial stipends to haredi (Jewish ultra-orthodox) yeshiva students born Italy adopted a Decree-Law in September 2013 containing emergency measures designed to bolster classroom instruction, higher education, and research activities throughout the country. (Decreto-Legge 12 settembre 2013, n. 104 [Decree-Law No. 104, September 12, 2013] President Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto of Mexico promulgated a decree on September 11, 2013, that extensively amends the General Law on Education. He also promulgated other secondary laws on education at the same time. These legislative enactments Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on A federal law approved on April 4, 2013 (Lei No. 12.796, de 4 de Abril de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) amends Law No. 9,394 of December 20, 1996, which establishes the guidelines for Brazil's national education Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) issued a new circular on March 13, 2013, that prohibits physical punishment of students at schools and On January 8, 2013, Indonesia's Constitutional Court determined that existing international standard pilot-project schools (known as RSBIs) and international-standard schools (SBIs) are unconstitutional, because they On August 29, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef signed Law No. 12,711 (Lei No. 12.711, de 29 de Agosto de 2012, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which reserves 50% of the places at federal universities for students who attended The Grand National Assembly (GNA, Turkey's parliament) passed an education reform bill on March 30, 2012, extending the length of compulsory education from eight years to twelve. Primary education covers children from six to fourteen years On March 2, 2012, President Evo Morales of Bolivia promulgated the General Law on the Disabled, Law No. 223, aimed at improving the quality of life of disabled persons, promoting their employment, and creating rehabilitation programs On October 26, 2011, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef enacted Law No. 12,513 (Lei No. 12.513 de 26 de Outubro de 2011, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which creates a national program for access to technical education and employment (Programa On September 7, 2011, Chile's Congress approved draft legislation (Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile (BCN) site (Sept. 7, 2011)) that would amend the General Law on Education (GLE) (Ley 20370, amended by Decreto In September 2011, Israel's Ministry of Education issued a public announcement on digital textbooks. The announcement indicated that the Ministry was implementing a national program titled "Adjusting the Education System to the 21st Century." Within the On April 13, 2011, the Supreme Court of New South Wales, in Australia, held that a school had breached its duty of care to a former student by failing to implement its anti-bullying policy or to Sri Lanka's Minister of Higher Education, S.B. Dissanayake, recently proposed a new law, the Human Capital Development Finance Act. The plan has been approved by the Cabinet, and the drafting process will begin soon. Decree 2011-89 of January 21, 2011, sets forth the modalities under which family allowances may be either suspended or revoked, in totality or partly, when a child fails to attend school as provided by Law 2010-1127 On November 30, 2010, the Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS CCJ) ruled that the Nigerian government has an obligation to provide free and compulsory education to every Nigerian child It was reported on July 8, 2010, that Denmark's government is planning to amend rules on state grants to students to limit the number of years in which a student can qualify for the funding. By On June 14, 2010, Israel's High Court of Justice issued a ruling that ends the payment of a guaranteed income to certain students. The group affected is married men enrolled at advanced religious studies institutes. In A new Journalist Statute was approved by the Cape Verdean Parliament in April 2010 and must be voted on by the National Assembly in May 2010 before it can come into force. According to the On March 31, 2010, the Diet (Japan's parliament) enacted a law to subsidize all or part of high school tuition (Kand#333;ritsu kand#333;tand#333; gakkand#333; ni kakaru jugyand#333; ryand#333; no fu chand#333;shu oyobi kand#333;tand#333; gakkand#333; tand#333; shand#363;gaku shien... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 03 May 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401952_text Global Legal Monitor: India: Government Seeks to Implement Right to Education by Mid-2010 http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401859_text Education - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed an amendment to the Law on Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities at Post-Secondary School Institutions, 5768-2008. (SEFER HAHUKIM (Book of Laws, Official Gazette) 5768 No. A Law published on June 27, 2014, makes it mandatory for public and private schools to exhibit, for at least two hours a month, movies produced in the country. (Ivan Richard, Lei Obriga Escolas On June 3, 2014, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies voted on and approved a National Education Plan, which will gradually increase the amount of resources invested in education until it reaches 10% of the country's Gross On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed new legislation regulating national civilian service obligations for yeshiva (Jewish ultra-orthodox religious school) students and establishing the Agency for National Civilian Service (hereinafter the Agency) to implement On February 4, 2014, Indonesia and the Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in defense matters. The agreement was signed in Den Haag, the Netherlands, by Indonesian Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro and Dutch On February 4, 2014, Israel's High Court of Justice, in an extended bench decision of eight to one, issued an interim injunction prohibiting the state from transferring financial stipends to haredi (Jewish ultra-orthodox) yeshiva students born Italy adopted a Decree-Law in September 2013 containing emergency measures designed to bolster classroom instruction, higher education, and research activities throughout the country. (Decreto-Legge 12 settembre 2013, n. 104 [Decree-Law No. 104, September 12, 2013] President Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto of Mexico promulgated a decree on September 11, 2013, that extensively amends the General Law on Education. He also promulgated other secondary laws on education at the same time. These legislative enactments Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on A federal law approved on April 4, 2013 (Lei No. 12.796, de 4 de Abril de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) amends Law No. 9,394 of December 20, 1996, which establishes the guidelines for Brazil's national education Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) issued a new circular on March 13, 2013, that prohibits physical punishment of students at schools and On January 8, 2013, Indonesia's Constitutional Court determined that existing international standard pilot-project schools (known as RSBIs) and international-standard schools (SBIs) are unconstitutional, because they On August 29, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef signed Law No. 12,711 (Lei No. 12.711, de 29 de Agosto de 2012, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which reserves 50% of the places at federal universities for students who attended The Grand National Assembly (GNA, Turkey's parliament) passed an education reform bill on March 30, 2012, extending the length of compulsory education from eight years to twelve. Primary education covers children from six to fourteen years On March 2, 2012, President Evo Morales of Bolivia promulgated the General Law on the Disabled, Law No. 223, aimed at improving the quality of life of disabled persons, promoting their employment, and creating rehabilitation programs On October 26, 2011, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef enacted Law No. 12,513 (Lei No. 12.513 de 26 de Outubro de 2011, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which creates a national program for access to technical education and employment (Programa On September 7, 2011, Chile's Congress approved draft legislation (Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile (BCN) site (Sept. 7, 2011)) that would amend the General Law on Education (GLE) (Ley 20370, amended by Decreto In September 2011, Israel's Ministry of Education issued a public announcement on digital textbooks. The announcement indicated that the Ministry was implementing a national program titled "Adjusting the Education System to the 21st Century." Within the On April 13, 2011, the Supreme Court of New South Wales, in Australia, held that a school had breached its duty of care to a former student by failing to implement its anti-bullying policy or to Sri Lanka's Minister of Higher Education, S.B. Dissanayake, recently proposed a new law, the Human Capital Development Finance Act. The plan has been approved by the Cabinet, and the drafting process will begin soon. Decree 2011-89 of January 21, 2011, sets forth the modalities under which family allowances may be either suspended or revoked, in totality or partly, when a child fails to attend school as provided by Law 2010-1127 On November 30, 2010, the Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS CCJ) ruled that the Nigerian government has an obligation to provide free and compulsory education to every Nigerian child It was reported on July 8, 2010, that Denmark's government is planning to amend rules on state grants to students to limit the number of years in which a student can qualify for the funding. By On June 14, 2010, Israel's High Court of Justice issued a ruling that ends the payment of a guaranteed income to certain students. The group affected is married men enrolled at advanced religious studies institutes. In A new Journalist Statute was approved by the Cape Verdean Parliament in April 2010 and must be voted on by the National Assembly in May 2010 before it can come into force. According to the On March 31, 2010, the Diet (Japan's parliament) enacted a law to subsidize all or part of high school tuition (Kand#333;ritsu kand#333;tand#333; gakkand#333; ni kakaru jugyand#333; ryand#333; no fu chand#333;shu oyobi kand#333;tand#333; gakkand#333; tand#333; shand#363;gaku shien The Government of India recently announced that it will issue rules to implement the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Bill, 2009, by mid-2010. The Constitution of India was amended in... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 09 Mar 2010 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401859_text Global Legal Monitor: Hong Kong: Disabled Student Takes Education Bureau to Court http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401484_text Education - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed an amendment to the Law on Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities at Post-Secondary School Institutions, 5768-2008. (SEFER HAHUKIM (Book of Laws, Official Gazette) 5768 No. A Law published on June 27, 2014, makes it mandatory for public and private schools to exhibit, for at least two hours a month, movies produced in the country. (Ivan Richard, Lei Obriga Escolas On June 3, 2014, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies voted on and approved a National Education Plan, which will gradually increase the amount of resources invested in education until it reaches 10% of the country's Gross On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed new legislation regulating national civilian service obligations for yeshiva (Jewish ultra-orthodox religious school) students and establishing the Agency for National Civilian Service (hereinafter the Agency) to implement On February 4, 2014, Indonesia and the Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in defense matters. The agreement was signed in Den Haag, the Netherlands, by Indonesian Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro and Dutch On February 4, 2014, Israel's High Court of Justice, in an extended bench decision of eight to one, issued an interim injunction prohibiting the state from transferring financial stipends to haredi (Jewish ultra-orthodox) yeshiva students born Italy adopted a Decree-Law in September 2013 containing emergency measures designed to bolster classroom instruction, higher education, and research activities throughout the country. (Decreto-Legge 12 settembre 2013, n. 104 [Decree-Law No. 104, September 12, 2013] President Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto of Mexico promulgated a decree on September 11, 2013, that extensively amends the General Law on Education. He also promulgated other secondary laws on education at the same time. These legislative enactments Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on A federal law approved on April 4, 2013 (Lei No. 12.796, de 4 de Abril de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) amends Law No. 9,394 of December 20, 1996, which establishes the guidelines for Brazil's national education Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) issued a new circular on March 13, 2013, that prohibits physical punishment of students at schools and On January 8, 2013, Indonesia's Constitutional Court determined that existing international standard pilot-project schools (known as RSBIs) and international-standard schools (SBIs) are unconstitutional, because they On August 29, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef signed Law No. 12,711 (Lei No. 12.711, de 29 de Agosto de 2012, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which reserves 50% of the places at federal universities for students who attended The Grand National Assembly (GNA, Turkey's parliament) passed an education reform bill on March 30, 2012, extending the length of compulsory education from eight years to twelve. Primary education covers children from six to fourteen years On March 2, 2012, President Evo Morales of Bolivia promulgated the General Law on the Disabled, Law No. 223, aimed at improving the quality of life of disabled persons, promoting their employment, and creating rehabilitation programs On October 26, 2011, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef enacted Law No. 12,513 (Lei No. 12.513 de 26 de Outubro de 2011, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which creates a national program for access to technical education and employment (Programa On September 7, 2011, Chile's Congress approved draft legislation (Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile (BCN) site (Sept. 7, 2011)) that would amend the General Law on Education (GLE) (Ley 20370, amended by Decreto In September 2011, Israel's Ministry of Education issued a public announcement on digital textbooks. The announcement indicated that the Ministry was implementing a national program titled "Adjusting the Education System to the 21st Century." Within the On April 13, 2011, the Supreme Court of New South Wales, in Australia, held that a school had breached its duty of care to a former student by failing to implement its anti-bullying policy or to Sri Lanka's Minister of Higher Education, S.B. Dissanayake, recently proposed a new law, the Human Capital Development Finance Act. The plan has been approved by the Cabinet, and the drafting process will begin soon. Decree 2011-89 of January 21, 2011, sets forth the modalities under which family allowances may be either suspended or revoked, in totality or partly, when a child fails to attend school as provided by Law 2010-1127 On November 30, 2010, the Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS CCJ) ruled that the Nigerian government has an obligation to provide free and compulsory education to every Nigerian child It was reported on July 8, 2010, that Denmark's government is planning to amend rules on state grants to students to limit the number of years in which a student can qualify for the funding. By On June 14, 2010, Israel's High Court of Justice issued a ruling that ends the payment of a guaranteed income to certain students. The group affected is married men enrolled at advanced religious studies institutes. In A new Journalist Statute was approved by the Cape Verdean Parliament in April 2010 and must be voted on by the National Assembly in May 2010 before it can come into force. According to the On March 31, 2010, the Diet (Japan's parliament) enacted a law to subsidize all or part of high school tuition (Kand#333;ritsu kand#333;tand#333; gakkand#333; ni kakaru jugyand#333; ryand#333; no fu chand#333;shu oyobi kand#333;tand#333; gakkand#333; tand#333; shand#363;gaku shien The Government of India recently announced that it will issue rules to implement the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Bill, 2009, by mid-2010. The Constitution of India was amended in Tong Wai-ting, an 18 year-old student with a mild form of mental retardation, is asking the Hong Kong High Court to overturn a decision to end his enrollment in high school. The Education Bureau had made... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 11 Aug 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401484_text Global Legal Monitor: United States: Supreme Court Reaffirms Right to Reimbursement for Private Special Education http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401428_text Education - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed an amendment to the Law on Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities at Post-Secondary School Institutions, 5768-2008. (SEFER HAHUKIM (Book of Laws, Official Gazette) 5768 No. A Law published on June 27, 2014, makes it mandatory for public and private schools to exhibit, for at least two hours a month, movies produced in the country. (Ivan Richard, Lei Obriga Escolas On June 3, 2014, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies voted on and approved a National Education Plan, which will gradually increase the amount of resources invested in education until it reaches 10% of the country's Gross On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed new legislation regulating national civilian service obligations for yeshiva (Jewish ultra-orthodox religious school) students and establishing the Agency for National Civilian Service (hereinafter the Agency) to implement On February 4, 2014, Indonesia and the Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in defense matters. The agreement was signed in Den Haag, the Netherlands, by Indonesian Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro and Dutch On February 4, 2014, Israel's High Court of Justice, in an extended bench decision of eight to one, issued an interim injunction prohibiting the state from transferring financial stipends to haredi (Jewish ultra-orthodox) yeshiva students born Italy adopted a Decree-Law in September 2013 containing emergency measures designed to bolster classroom instruction, higher education, and research activities throughout the country. (Decreto-Legge 12 settembre 2013, n. 104 [Decree-Law No. 104, September 12, 2013] President Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto of Mexico promulgated a decree on September 11, 2013, that extensively amends the General Law on Education. He also promulgated other secondary laws on education at the same time. These legislative enactments Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on A federal law approved on April 4, 2013 (Lei No. 12.796, de 4 de Abril de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) amends Law No. 9,394 of December 20, 1996, which establishes the guidelines for Brazil's national education Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) issued a new circular on March 13, 2013, that prohibits physical punishment of students at schools and On January 8, 2013, Indonesia's Constitutional Court determined that existing international standard pilot-project schools (known as RSBIs) and international-standard schools (SBIs) are unconstitutional, because they On August 29, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef signed Law No. 12,711 (Lei No. 12.711, de 29 de Agosto de 2012, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which reserves 50% of the places at federal universities for students who attended The Grand National Assembly (GNA, Turkey's parliament) passed an education reform bill on March 30, 2012, extending the length of compulsory education from eight years to twelve. Primary education covers children from six to fourteen years On March 2, 2012, President Evo Morales of Bolivia promulgated the General Law on the Disabled, Law No. 223, aimed at improving the quality of life of disabled persons, promoting their employment, and creating rehabilitation programs On October 26, 2011, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef enacted Law No. 12,513 (Lei No. 12.513 de 26 de Outubro de 2011, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which creates a national program for access to technical education and employment (Programa On September 7, 2011, Chile's Congress approved draft legislation (Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile (BCN) site (Sept. 7, 2011)) that would amend the General Law on Education (GLE) (Ley 20370, amended by Decreto In September 2011, Israel's Ministry of Education issued a public announcement on digital textbooks. The announcement indicated that the Ministry was implementing a national program titled "Adjusting the Education System to the 21st Century." Within the On April 13, 2011, the Supreme Court of New South Wales, in Australia, held that a school had breached its duty of care to a former student by failing to implement its anti-bullying policy or to Sri Lanka's Minister of Higher Education, S.B. Dissanayake, recently proposed a new law, the Human Capital Development Finance Act. The plan has been approved by the Cabinet, and the drafting process will begin soon. Decree 2011-89 of January 21, 2011, sets forth the modalities under which family allowances may be either suspended or revoked, in totality or partly, when a child fails to attend school as provided by Law 2010-1127 On November 30, 2010, the Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS CCJ) ruled that the Nigerian government has an obligation to provide free and compulsory education to every Nigerian child It was reported on July 8, 2010, that Denmark's government is planning to amend rules on state grants to students to limit the number of years in which a student can qualify for the funding. By On June 14, 2010, Israel's High Court of Justice issued a ruling that ends the payment of a guaranteed income to certain students. The group affected is married men enrolled at advanced religious studies institutes. In A new Journalist Statute was approved by the Cape Verdean Parliament in April 2010 and must be voted on by the National Assembly in May 2010 before it can come into force. According to the On March 31, 2010, the Diet (Japan's parliament) enacted a law to subsidize all or part of high school tuition (Kand#333;ritsu kand#333;tand#333; gakkand#333; ni kakaru jugyand#333; ryand#333; no fu chand#333;shu oyobi kand#333;tand#333; gakkand#333; tand#333; shand#363;gaku shien The Government of India recently announced that it will issue rules to implement the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Bill, 2009, by mid-2010. The Constitution of India was amended in Tong Wai-ting, an 18 year-old student with a mild form of mental retardation, is asking the Hong Kong High Court to overturn a decision to end his enrollment in high school. The Education Bureau had made The Supreme Court has reaffirmed the legal right of parents to obtain reimbursement for the private education of children with learning disabilities, even when the child has not previously received special education services in the public... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 14 Jul 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401428_text Global Legal Monitor: Taiwan: Proposed Amendment to Teachers Act Addresses on Sexual Assaults http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401267_text Education - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed an amendment to the Law on Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities at Post-Secondary School Institutions, 5768-2008. (SEFER HAHUKIM (Book of Laws, Official Gazette) 5768 No. A Law published on June 27, 2014, makes it mandatory for public and private schools to exhibit, for at least two hours a month, movies produced in the country. (Ivan Richard, Lei Obriga Escolas On June 3, 2014, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies voted on and approved a National Education Plan, which will gradually increase the amount of resources invested in education until it reaches 10% of the country's Gross On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed new legislation regulating national civilian service obligations for yeshiva (Jewish ultra-orthodox religious school) students and establishing the Agency for National Civilian Service (hereinafter the Agency) to implement On February 4, 2014, Indonesia and the Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in defense matters. The agreement was signed in Den Haag, the Netherlands, by Indonesian Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro and Dutch On February 4, 2014, Israel's High Court of Justice, in an extended bench decision of eight to one, issued an interim injunction prohibiting the state from transferring financial stipends to haredi (Jewish ultra-orthodox) yeshiva students born Italy adopted a Decree-Law in September 2013 containing emergency measures designed to bolster classroom instruction, higher education, and research activities throughout the country. (Decreto-Legge 12 settembre 2013, n. 104 [Decree-Law No. 104, September 12, 2013] President Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto of Mexico promulgated a decree on September 11, 2013, that extensively amends the General Law on Education. He also promulgated other secondary laws on education at the same time. These legislative enactments Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on A federal law approved on April 4, 2013 (Lei No. 12.796, de 4 de Abril de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) amends Law No. 9,394 of December 20, 1996, which establishes the guidelines for Brazil's national education Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) issued a new circular on March 13, 2013, that prohibits physical punishment of students at schools and On January 8, 2013, Indonesia's Constitutional Court determined that existing international standard pilot-project schools (known as RSBIs) and international-standard schools (SBIs) are unconstitutional, because they On August 29, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef signed Law No. 12,711 (Lei No. 12.711, de 29 de Agosto de 2012, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which reserves 50% of the places at federal universities for students who attended The Grand National Assembly (GNA, Turkey's parliament) passed an education reform bill on March 30, 2012, extending the length of compulsory education from eight years to twelve. Primary education covers children from six to fourteen years On March 2, 2012, President Evo Morales of Bolivia promulgated the General Law on the Disabled, Law No. 223, aimed at improving the quality of life of disabled persons, promoting their employment, and creating rehabilitation programs On October 26, 2011, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef enacted Law No. 12,513 (Lei No. 12.513 de 26 de Outubro de 2011, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which creates a national program for access to technical education and employment (Programa On September 7, 2011, Chile's Congress approved draft legislation (Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile (BCN) site (Sept. 7, 2011)) that would amend the General Law on Education (GLE) (Ley 20370, amended by Decreto In September 2011, Israel's Ministry of Education issued a public announcement on digital textbooks. The announcement indicated that the Ministry was implementing a national program titled "Adjusting the Education System to the 21st Century." Within the On April 13, 2011, the Supreme Court of New South Wales, in Australia, held that a school had breached its duty of care to a former student by failing to implement its anti-bullying policy or to Sri Lanka's Minister of Higher Education, S.B. Dissanayake, recently proposed a new law, the Human Capital Development Finance Act. The plan has been approved by the Cabinet, and the drafting process will begin soon. Decree 2011-89 of January 21, 2011, sets forth the modalities under which family allowances may be either suspended or revoked, in totality or partly, when a child fails to attend school as provided by Law 2010-1127 On November 30, 2010, the Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS CCJ) ruled that the Nigerian government has an obligation to provide free and compulsory education to every Nigerian child It was reported on July 8, 2010, that Denmark's government is planning to amend rules on state grants to students to limit the number of years in which a student can qualify for the funding. By On June 14, 2010, Israel's High Court of Justice issued a ruling that ends the payment of a guaranteed income to certain students. The group affected is married men enrolled at advanced religious studies institutes. In A new Journalist Statute was approved by the Cape Verdean Parliament in April 2010 and must be voted on by the National Assembly in May 2010 before it can come into force. According to the On March 31, 2010, the Diet (Japan's parliament) enacted a law to subsidize all or part of high school tuition (Kand#333;ritsu kand#333;tand#333; gakkand#333; ni kakaru jugyand#333; ryand#333; no fu chand#333;shu oyobi kand#333;tand#333; gakkand#333; tand#333; shand#363;gaku shien The Government of India recently announced that it will issue rules to implement the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Bill, 2009, by mid-2010. The Constitution of India was amended in Tong Wai-ting, an 18 year-old student with a mild form of mental retardation, is asking the Hong Kong High Court to overturn a decision to end his enrollment in high school. The Education Bureau had made The Supreme Court has reaffirmed the legal right of parents to obtain reimbursement for the private education of children with learning disabilities, even when the child has not previously received special education services in the public On April 20, 2009, the Education and Culture Committee of Taiwan's Legislative Yuan approved a preliminary review of a proposal on an amendment to the Teachers Act (promulgated on Aug. 9, 1995; last amended on May... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 04 May 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401267_text Global Legal Monitor: Sweden: New Law to Permit Suspending Students http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401228_text Education - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed an amendment to the Law on Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities at Post-Secondary School Institutions, 5768-2008. (SEFER HAHUKIM (Book of Laws, Official Gazette) 5768 No. A Law published on June 27, 2014, makes it mandatory for public and private schools to exhibit, for at least two hours a month, movies produced in the country. (Ivan Richard, Lei Obriga Escolas On June 3, 2014, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies voted on and approved a National Education Plan, which will gradually increase the amount of resources invested in education until it reaches 10% of the country's Gross On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed new legislation regulating national civilian service obligations for yeshiva (Jewish ultra-orthodox religious school) students and establishing the Agency for National Civilian Service (hereinafter the Agency) to implement On February 4, 2014, Indonesia and the Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in defense matters. The agreement was signed in Den Haag, the Netherlands, by Indonesian Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro and Dutch On February 4, 2014, Israel's High Court of Justice, in an extended bench decision of eight to one, issued an interim injunction prohibiting the state from transferring financial stipends to haredi (Jewish ultra-orthodox) yeshiva students born Italy adopted a Decree-Law in September 2013 containing emergency measures designed to bolster classroom instruction, higher education, and research activities throughout the country. (Decreto-Legge 12 settembre 2013, n. 104 [Decree-Law No. 104, September 12, 2013] President Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto of Mexico promulgated a decree on September 11, 2013, that extensively amends the General Law on Education. He also promulgated other secondary laws on education at the same time. These legislative enactments Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on A federal law approved on April 4, 2013 (Lei No. 12.796, de 4 de Abril de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) amends Law No. 9,394 of December 20, 1996, which establishes the guidelines for Brazil's national education Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) issued a new circular on March 13, 2013, that prohibits physical punishment of students at schools and On January 8, 2013, Indonesia's Constitutional Court determined that existing international standard pilot-project schools (known as RSBIs) and international-standard schools (SBIs) are unconstitutional, because they On August 29, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef signed Law No. 12,711 (Lei No. 12.711, de 29 de Agosto de 2012, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which reserves 50% of the places at federal universities for students who attended The Grand National Assembly (GNA, Turkey's parliament) passed an education reform bill on March 30, 2012, extending the length of compulsory education from eight years to twelve. Primary education covers children from six to fourteen years On March 2, 2012, President Evo Morales of Bolivia promulgated the General Law on the Disabled, Law No. 223, aimed at improving the quality of life of disabled persons, promoting their employment, and creating rehabilitation programs On October 26, 2011, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef enacted Law No. 12,513 (Lei No. 12.513 de 26 de Outubro de 2011, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which creates a national program for access to technical education and employment (Programa On September 7, 2011, Chile's Congress approved draft legislation (Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile (BCN) site (Sept. 7, 2011)) that would amend the General Law on Education (GLE) (Ley 20370, amended by Decreto In September 2011, Israel's Ministry of Education issued a public announcement on digital textbooks. The announcement indicated that the Ministry was implementing a national program titled "Adjusting the Education System to the 21st Century." Within the On April 13, 2011, the Supreme Court of New South Wales, in Australia, held that a school had breached its duty of care to a former student by failing to implement its anti-bullying policy or to Sri Lanka's Minister of Higher Education, S.B. Dissanayake, recently proposed a new law, the Human Capital Development Finance Act. The plan has been approved by the Cabinet, and the drafting process will begin soon. Decree 2011-89 of January 21, 2011, sets forth the modalities under which family allowances may be either suspended or revoked, in totality or partly, when a child fails to attend school as provided by Law 2010-1127 On November 30, 2010, the Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS CCJ) ruled that the Nigerian government has an obligation to provide free and compulsory education to every Nigerian child It was reported on July 8, 2010, that Denmark's government is planning to amend rules on state grants to students to limit the number of years in which a student can qualify for the funding. By On June 14, 2010, Israel's High Court of Justice issued a ruling that ends the payment of a guaranteed income to certain students. The group affected is married men enrolled at advanced religious studies institutes. In A new Journalist Statute was approved by the Cape Verdean Parliament in April 2010 and must be voted on by the National Assembly in May 2010 before it can come into force. According to the On March 31, 2010, the Diet (Japan's parliament) enacted a law to subsidize all or part of high school tuition (Kand#333;ritsu kand#333;tand#333; gakkand#333; ni kakaru jugyand#333; ryand#333; no fu chand#333;shu oyobi kand#333;tand#333; gakkand#333; tand#333; shand#363;gaku shien The Government of India recently announced that it will issue rules to implement the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Bill, 2009, by mid-2010. The Constitution of India was amended in Tong Wai-ting, an 18 year-old student with a mild form of mental retardation, is asking the Hong Kong High Court to overturn a decision to end his enrollment in high school. The Education Bureau had made The Supreme Court has reaffirmed the legal right of parents to obtain reimbursement for the private education of children with learning disabilities, even when the child has not previously received special education services in the public On April 20, 2009, the Education and Culture Committee of Taiwan's Legislative Yuan approved a preliminary review of a proposal on an amendment to the Teachers Act (promulgated on Aug. 9, 1995; last amended on May Sweden's government is proposing a new law on discipline for school children. The Education Minister, Jan Bjrklund, has called for reforming the existing law, which became effective in 2006. That law allowed teachers to confiscate items... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 17 Apr 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401228_text Global Legal Monitor: Swaziland: Free Primary Education Declared Inviolable Constitutional Right http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401195_text Education - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed an amendment to the Law on Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities at Post-Secondary School Institutions, 5768-2008. (SEFER HAHUKIM (Book of Laws, Official Gazette) 5768 No. A Law published on June 27, 2014, makes it mandatory for public and private schools to exhibit, for at least two hours a month, movies produced in the country. (Ivan Richard, Lei Obriga Escolas On June 3, 2014, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies voted on and approved a National Education Plan, which will gradually increase the amount of resources invested in education until it reaches 10% of the country's Gross On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed new legislation regulating national civilian service obligations for yeshiva (Jewish ultra-orthodox religious school) students and establishing the Agency for National Civilian Service (hereinafter the Agency) to implement On February 4, 2014, Indonesia and the Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in defense matters. The agreement was signed in Den Haag, the Netherlands, by Indonesian Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro and Dutch On February 4, 2014, Israel's High Court of Justice, in an extended bench decision of eight to one, issued an interim injunction prohibiting the state from transferring financial stipends to haredi (Jewish ultra-orthodox) yeshiva students born Italy adopted a Decree-Law in September 2013 containing emergency measures designed to bolster classroom instruction, higher education, and research activities throughout the country. (Decreto-Legge 12 settembre 2013, n. 104 [Decree-Law No. 104, September 12, 2013] President Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto of Mexico promulgated a decree on September 11, 2013, that extensively amends the General Law on Education. He also promulgated other secondary laws on education at the same time. These legislative enactments Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on A federal law approved on April 4, 2013 (Lei No. 12.796, de 4 de Abril de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) amends Law No. 9,394 of December 20, 1996, which establishes the guidelines for Brazil's national education Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) issued a new circular on March 13, 2013, that prohibits physical punishment of students at schools and On January 8, 2013, Indonesia's Constitutional Court determined that existing international standard pilot-project schools (known as RSBIs) and international-standard schools (SBIs) are unconstitutional, because they On August 29, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef signed Law No. 12,711 (Lei No. 12.711, de 29 de Agosto de 2012, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which reserves 50% of the places at federal universities for students who attended The Grand National Assembly (GNA, Turkey's parliament) passed an education reform bill on March 30, 2012, extending the length of compulsory education from eight years to twelve. Primary education covers children from six to fourteen years On March 2, 2012, President Evo Morales of Bolivia promulgated the General Law on the Disabled, Law No. 223, aimed at improving the quality of life of disabled persons, promoting their employment, and creating rehabilitation programs On October 26, 2011, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef enacted Law No. 12,513 (Lei No. 12.513 de 26 de Outubro de 2011, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which creates a national program for access to technical education and employment (Programa On September 7, 2011, Chile's Congress approved draft legislation (Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile (BCN) site (Sept. 7, 2011)) that would amend the General Law on Education (GLE) (Ley 20370, amended by Decreto In September 2011, Israel's Ministry of Education issued a public announcement on digital textbooks. The announcement indicated that the Ministry was implementing a national program titled "Adjusting the Education System to the 21st Century." Within the On April 13, 2011, the Supreme Court of New South Wales, in Australia, held that a school had breached its duty of care to a former student by failing to implement its anti-bullying policy or to Sri Lanka's Minister of Higher Education, S.B. Dissanayake, recently proposed a new law, the Human Capital Development Finance Act. The plan has been approved by the Cabinet, and the drafting process will begin soon. Decree 2011-89 of January 21, 2011, sets forth the modalities under which family allowances may be either suspended or revoked, in totality or partly, when a child fails to attend school as provided by Law 2010-1127 On November 30, 2010, the Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS CCJ) ruled that the Nigerian government has an obligation to provide free and compulsory education to every Nigerian child It was reported on July 8, 2010, that Denmark's government is planning to amend rules on state grants to students to limit the number of years in which a student can qualify for the funding. By On June 14, 2010, Israel's High Court of Justice issued a ruling that ends the payment of a guaranteed income to certain students. The group affected is married men enrolled at advanced religious studies institutes. In A new Journalist Statute was approved by the Cape Verdean Parliament in April 2010 and must be voted on by the National Assembly in May 2010 before it can come into force. According to the On March 31, 2010, the Diet (Japan's parliament) enacted a law to subsidize all or part of high school tuition (Kand#333;ritsu kand#333;tand#333; gakkand#333; ni kakaru jugyand#333; ryand#333; no fu chand#333;shu oyobi kand#333;tand#333; gakkand#333; tand#333; shand#363;gaku shien The Government of India recently announced that it will issue rules to implement the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Bill, 2009, by mid-2010. The Constitution of India was amended in Tong Wai-ting, an 18 year-old student with a mild form of mental retardation, is asking the Hong Kong High Court to overturn a decision to end his enrollment in high school. The Education Bureau had made The Supreme Court has reaffirmed the legal right of parents to obtain reimbursement for the private education of children with learning disabilities, even when the child has not previously received special education services in the public On April 20, 2009, the Education and Culture Committee of Taiwan's Legislative Yuan approved a preliminary review of a proposal on an amendment to the Teachers Act (promulgated on Aug. 9, 1995; last amended on May Sweden's government is proposing a new law on discipline for school children. The Education Minister, Jan Bjrklund, has called for reforming the existing law, which became effective in 2006. That law allowed teachers to confiscate items It was reported on March 25, 2009, that the Swaziland High Court upheld a suit brought by a labor support group, Swaziland National Ex-Miners Workers Union (SNEWA), in response to King Mswati III's February 2009 parliamentary... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 08 Apr 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401195_text Global Legal Monitor: United States: Oregon Supreme Court Interprets State Constitution's Requirement for Adequate Funding of Public Education http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401017_text Education - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed an amendment to the Law on Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities at Post-Secondary School Institutions, 5768-2008. (SEFER HAHUKIM (Book of Laws, Official Gazette) 5768 No. A Law published on June 27, 2014, makes it mandatory for public and private schools to exhibit, for at least two hours a month, movies produced in the country. (Ivan Richard, Lei Obriga Escolas On June 3, 2014, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies voted on and approved a National Education Plan, which will gradually increase the amount of resources invested in education until it reaches 10% of the country's Gross On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed new legislation regulating national civilian service obligations for yeshiva (Jewish ultra-orthodox religious school) students and establishing the Agency for National Civilian Service (hereinafter the Agency) to implement On February 4, 2014, Indonesia and the Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in defense matters. The agreement was signed in Den Haag, the Netherlands, by Indonesian Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro and Dutch On February 4, 2014, Israel's High Court of Justice, in an extended bench decision of eight to one, issued an interim injunction prohibiting the state from transferring financial stipends to haredi (Jewish ultra-orthodox) yeshiva students born Italy adopted a Decree-Law in September 2013 containing emergency measures designed to bolster classroom instruction, higher education, and research activities throughout the country. (Decreto-Legge 12 settembre 2013, n. 104 [Decree-Law No. 104, September 12, 2013] President Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto of Mexico promulgated a decree on September 11, 2013, that extensively amends the General Law on Education. He also promulgated other secondary laws on education at the same time. These legislative enactments Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on A federal law approved on April 4, 2013 (Lei No. 12.796, de 4 de Abril de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) amends Law No. 9,394 of December 20, 1996, which establishes the guidelines for Brazil's national education Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) issued a new circular on March 13, 2013, that prohibits physical punishment of students at schools and On January 8, 2013, Indonesia's Constitutional Court determined that existing international standard pilot-project schools (known as RSBIs) and international-standard schools (SBIs) are unconstitutional, because they On August 29, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef signed Law No. 12,711 (Lei No. 12.711, de 29 de Agosto de 2012, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which reserves 50% of the places at federal universities for students who attended The Grand National Assembly (GNA, Turkey's parliament) passed an education reform bill on March 30, 2012, extending the length of compulsory education from eight years to twelve. Primary education covers children from six to fourteen years On March 2, 2012, President Evo Morales of Bolivia promulgated the General Law on the Disabled, Law No. 223, aimed at improving the quality of life of disabled persons, promoting their employment, and creating rehabilitation programs On October 26, 2011, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef enacted Law No. 12,513 (Lei No. 12.513 de 26 de Outubro de 2011, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which creates a national program for access to technical education and employment (Programa On September 7, 2011, Chile's Congress approved draft legislation (Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile (BCN) site (Sept. 7, 2011)) that would amend the General Law on Education (GLE) (Ley 20370, amended by Decreto In September 2011, Israel's Ministry of Education issued a public announcement on digital textbooks. The announcement indicated that the Ministry was implementing a national program titled "Adjusting the Education System to the 21st Century." Within the On April 13, 2011, the Supreme Court of New South Wales, in Australia, held that a school had breached its duty of care to a former student by failing to implement its anti-bullying policy or to Sri Lanka's Minister of Higher Education, S.B. Dissanayake, recently proposed a new law, the Human Capital Development Finance Act. The plan has been approved by the Cabinet, and the drafting process will begin soon. Decree 2011-89 of January 21, 2011, sets forth the modalities under which family allowances may be either suspended or revoked, in totality or partly, when a child fails to attend school as provided by Law 2010-1127 On November 30, 2010, the Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS CCJ) ruled that the Nigerian government has an obligation to provide free and compulsory education to every Nigerian child It was reported on July 8, 2010, that Denmark's government is planning to amend rules on state grants to students to limit the number of years in which a student can qualify for the funding. By On June 14, 2010, Israel's High Court of Justice issued a ruling that ends the payment of a guaranteed income to certain students. The group affected is married men enrolled at advanced religious studies institutes. In A new Journalist Statute was approved by the Cape Verdean Parliament in April 2010 and must be voted on by the National Assembly in May 2010 before it can come into force. According to the On March 31, 2010, the Diet (Japan's parliament) enacted a law to subsidize all or part of high school tuition (Kand#333;ritsu kand#333;tand#333; gakkand#333; ni kakaru jugyand#333; ryand#333; no fu chand#333;shu oyobi kand#333;tand#333; gakkand#333; tand#333; shand#363;gaku shien The Government of India recently announced that it will issue rules to implement the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Bill, 2009, by mid-2010. The Constitution of India was amended in Tong Wai-ting, an 18 year-old student with a mild form of mental retardation, is asking the Hong Kong High Court to overturn a decision to end his enrollment in high school. The Education Bureau had made The Supreme Court has reaffirmed the legal right of parents to obtain reimbursement for the private education of children with learning disabilities, even when the child has not previously received special education services in the public On April 20, 2009, the Education and Culture Committee of Taiwan's Legislative Yuan approved a preliminary review of a proposal on an amendment to the Teachers Act (promulgated on Aug. 9, 1995; last amended on May Sweden's government is proposing a new law on discipline for school children. The Education Minister, Jan Bjrklund, has called for reforming the existing law, which became effective in 2006. That law allowed teachers to confiscate items It was reported on March 25, 2009, that the Swaziland High Court upheld a suit brought by a labor support group, Swaziland National Ex-Miners Workers Union (SNEWA), in response to King Mswati III's February 2009 parliamentary The Oregon Supreme Court recently ruled that the Oregon Constitution mandates funding of public education sufficient to meet quality goals, but does not give the court authority to enforce this mandate. Several school districts... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 24 Feb 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401017_text Global Legal Monitor: Russia: New Rules for University Admission http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540862_text Education - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed an amendment to the Law on Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities at Post-Secondary School Institutions, 5768-2008. (SEFER HAHUKIM (Book of Laws, Official Gazette) 5768 No. A Law published on June 27, 2014, makes it mandatory for public and private schools to exhibit, for at least two hours a month, movies produced in the country. (Ivan Richard, Lei Obriga Escolas On June 3, 2014, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies voted on and approved a National Education Plan, which will gradually increase the amount of resources invested in education until it reaches 10% of the country's Gross On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed new legislation regulating national civilian service obligations for yeshiva (Jewish ultra-orthodox religious school) students and establishing the Agency for National Civilian Service (hereinafter the Agency) to implement On February 4, 2014, Indonesia and the Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in defense matters. The agreement was signed in Den Haag, the Netherlands, by Indonesian Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro and Dutch On February 4, 2014, Israel's High Court of Justice, in an extended bench decision of eight to one, issued an interim injunction prohibiting the state from transferring financial stipends to haredi (Jewish ultra-orthodox) yeshiva students born Italy adopted a Decree-Law in September 2013 containing emergency measures designed to bolster classroom instruction, higher education, and research activities throughout the country. (Decreto-Legge 12 settembre 2013, n. 104 [Decree-Law No. 104, September 12, 2013] President Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto of Mexico promulgated a decree on September 11, 2013, that extensively amends the General Law on Education. He also promulgated other secondary laws on education at the same time. These legislative enactments Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on A federal law approved on April 4, 2013 (Lei No. 12.796, de 4 de Abril de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) amends Law No. 9,394 of December 20, 1996, which establishes the guidelines for Brazil's national education Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) issued a new circular on March 13, 2013, that prohibits physical punishment of students at schools and On January 8, 2013, Indonesia's Constitutional Court determined that existing international standard pilot-project schools (known as RSBIs) and international-standard schools (SBIs) are unconstitutional, because they On August 29, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef signed Law No. 12,711 (Lei No. 12.711, de 29 de Agosto de 2012, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which reserves 50% of the places at federal universities for students who attended The Grand National Assembly (GNA, Turkey's parliament) passed an education reform bill on March 30, 2012, extending the length of compulsory education from eight years to twelve. Primary education covers children from six to fourteen years On March 2, 2012, President Evo Morales of Bolivia promulgated the General Law on the Disabled, Law No. 223, aimed at improving the quality of life of disabled persons, promoting their employment, and creating rehabilitation programs On October 26, 2011, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef enacted Law No. 12,513 (Lei No. 12.513 de 26 de Outubro de 2011, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which creates a national program for access to technical education and employment (Programa On September 7, 2011, Chile's Congress approved draft legislation (Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile (BCN) site (Sept. 7, 2011)) that would amend the General Law on Education (GLE) (Ley 20370, amended by Decreto In September 2011, Israel's Ministry of Education issued a public announcement on digital textbooks. The announcement indicated that the Ministry was implementing a national program titled "Adjusting the Education System to the 21st Century." Within the On April 13, 2011, the Supreme Court of New South Wales, in Australia, held that a school had breached its duty of care to a former student by failing to implement its anti-bullying policy or to Sri Lanka's Minister of Higher Education, S.B. Dissanayake, recently proposed a new law, the Human Capital Development Finance Act. The plan has been approved by the Cabinet, and the drafting process will begin soon. Decree 2011-89 of January 21, 2011, sets forth the modalities under which family allowances may be either suspended or revoked, in totality or partly, when a child fails to attend school as provided by Law 2010-1127 On November 30, 2010, the Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS CCJ) ruled that the Nigerian government has an obligation to provide free and compulsory education to every Nigerian child It was reported on July 8, 2010, that Denmark's government is planning to amend rules on state grants to students to limit the number of years in which a student can qualify for the funding. By On June 14, 2010, Israel's High Court of Justice issued a ruling that ends the payment of a guaranteed income to certain students. The group affected is married men enrolled at advanced religious studies institutes. In A new Journalist Statute was approved by the Cape Verdean Parliament in April 2010 and must be voted on by the National Assembly in May 2010 before it can come into force. According to the On March 31, 2010, the Diet (Japan's parliament) enacted a law to subsidize all or part of high school tuition (Kand#333;ritsu kand#333;tand#333; gakkand#333; ni kakaru jugyand#333; ryand#333; no fu chand#333;shu oyobi kand#333;tand#333; gakkand#333; tand#333; shand#363;gaku shien The Government of India recently announced that it will issue rules to implement the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Bill, 2009, by mid-2010. The Constitution of India was amended in Tong Wai-ting, an 18 year-old student with a mild form of mental retardation, is asking the Hong Kong High Court to overturn a decision to end his enrollment in high school. The Education Bureau had made The Supreme Court has reaffirmed the legal right of parents to obtain reimbursement for the private education of children with learning disabilities, even when the child has not previously received special education services in the public On April 20, 2009, the Education and Culture Committee of Taiwan's Legislative Yuan approved a preliminary review of a proposal on an amendment to the Teachers Act (promulgated on Aug. 9, 1995; last amended on May Sweden's government is proposing a new law on discipline for school children. The Education Minister, Jan Bjrklund, has called for reforming the existing law, which became effective in 2006. That law allowed teachers to confiscate items It was reported on March 25, 2009, that the Swaziland High Court upheld a suit brought by a labor support group, Swaziland National Ex-Miners Workers Union (SNEWA), in response to King Mswati III's February 2009 parliamentary The Oregon Supreme Court recently ruled that the Oregon Constitution mandates funding of public education sufficient to meet quality goals, but does not give the court authority to enforce this mandate. Several school districts On December 3, 2008, the Russian Minister of Science and Education signed a government order on new university admission procedures, which will be applicable as of summer 2009. The order repeals the existing system of high... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 19 Dec 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540862_text Global Legal Monitor: Netherlands: Iranian Students Challenge Study Ban http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540638_text Education - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed an amendment to the Law on Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities at Post-Secondary School Institutions, 5768-2008. (SEFER HAHUKIM (Book of Laws, Official Gazette) 5768 No. A Law published on June 27, 2014, makes it mandatory for public and private schools to exhibit, for at least two hours a month, movies produced in the country. (Ivan Richard, Lei Obriga Escolas On June 3, 2014, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies voted on and approved a National Education Plan, which will gradually increase the amount of resources invested in education until it reaches 10% of the country's Gross On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed new legislation regulating national civilian service obligations for yeshiva (Jewish ultra-orthodox religious school) students and establishing the Agency for National Civilian Service (hereinafter the Agency) to implement On February 4, 2014, Indonesia and the Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in defense matters. The agreement was signed in Den Haag, the Netherlands, by Indonesian Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro and Dutch On February 4, 2014, Israel's High Court of Justice, in an extended bench decision of eight to one, issued an interim injunction prohibiting the state from transferring financial stipends to haredi (Jewish ultra-orthodox) yeshiva students born Italy adopted a Decree-Law in September 2013 containing emergency measures designed to bolster classroom instruction, higher education, and research activities throughout the country. (Decreto-Legge 12 settembre 2013, n. 104 [Decree-Law No. 104, September 12, 2013] President Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto of Mexico promulgated a decree on September 11, 2013, that extensively amends the General Law on Education. He also promulgated other secondary laws on education at the same time. These legislative enactments Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on A federal law approved on April 4, 2013 (Lei No. 12.796, de 4 de Abril de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) amends Law No. 9,394 of December 20, 1996, which establishes the guidelines for Brazil's national education Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) issued a new circular on March 13, 2013, that prohibits physical punishment of students at schools and On January 8, 2013, Indonesia's Constitutional Court determined that existing international standard pilot-project schools (known as RSBIs) and international-standard schools (SBIs) are unconstitutional, because they On August 29, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef signed Law No. 12,711 (Lei No. 12.711, de 29 de Agosto de 2012, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which reserves 50% of the places at federal universities for students who attended The Grand National Assembly (GNA, Turkey's parliament) passed an education reform bill on March 30, 2012, extending the length of compulsory education from eight years to twelve. Primary education covers children from six to fourteen years On March 2, 2012, President Evo Morales of Bolivia promulgated the General Law on the Disabled, Law No. 223, aimed at improving the quality of life of disabled persons, promoting their employment, and creating rehabilitation programs On October 26, 2011, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef enacted Law No. 12,513 (Lei No. 12.513 de 26 de Outubro de 2011, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which creates a national program for access to technical education and employment (Programa On September 7, 2011, Chile's Congress approved draft legislation (Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile (BCN) site (Sept. 7, 2011)) that would amend the General Law on Education (GLE) (Ley 20370, amended by Decreto In September 2011, Israel's Ministry of Education issued a public announcement on digital textbooks. The announcement indicated that the Ministry was implementing a national program titled "Adjusting the Education System to the 21st Century." Within the On April 13, 2011, the Supreme Court of New South Wales, in Australia, held that a school had breached its duty of care to a former student by failing to implement its anti-bullying policy or to Sri Lanka's Minister of Higher Education, S.B. Dissanayake, recently proposed a new law, the Human Capital Development Finance Act. The plan has been approved by the Cabinet, and the drafting process will begin soon. Decree 2011-89 of January 21, 2011, sets forth the modalities under which family allowances may be either suspended or revoked, in totality or partly, when a child fails to attend school as provided by Law 2010-1127 On November 30, 2010, the Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS CCJ) ruled that the Nigerian government has an obligation to provide free and compulsory education to every Nigerian child It was reported on July 8, 2010, that Denmark's government is planning to amend rules on state grants to students to limit the number of years in which a student can qualify for the funding. By On June 14, 2010, Israel's High Court of Justice issued a ruling that ends the payment of a guaranteed income to certain students. The group affected is married men enrolled at advanced religious studies institutes. In A new Journalist Statute was approved by the Cape Verdean Parliament in April 2010 and must be voted on by the National Assembly in May 2010 before it can come into force. According to the On March 31, 2010, the Diet (Japan's parliament) enacted a law to subsidize all or part of high school tuition (Kand#333;ritsu kand#333;tand#333; gakkand#333; ni kakaru jugyand#333; ryand#333; no fu chand#333;shu oyobi kand#333;tand#333; gakkand#333; tand#333; shand#363;gaku shien The Government of India recently announced that it will issue rules to implement the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Bill, 2009, by mid-2010. The Constitution of India was amended in Tong Wai-ting, an 18 year-old student with a mild form of mental retardation, is asking the Hong Kong High Court to overturn a decision to end his enrollment in high school. The Education Bureau had made The Supreme Court has reaffirmed the legal right of parents to obtain reimbursement for the private education of children with learning disabilities, even when the child has not previously received special education services in the public On April 20, 2009, the Education and Culture Committee of Taiwan's Legislative Yuan approved a preliminary review of a proposal on an amendment to the Teachers Act (promulgated on Aug. 9, 1995; last amended on May Sweden's government is proposing a new law on discipline for school children. The Education Minister, Jan Bjrklund, has called for reforming the existing law, which became effective in 2006. That law allowed teachers to confiscate items It was reported on March 25, 2009, that the Swaziland High Court upheld a suit brought by a labor support group, Swaziland National Ex-Miners Workers Union (SNEWA), in response to King Mswati III's February 2009 parliamentary The Oregon Supreme Court recently ruled that the Oregon Constitution mandates funding of public education sufficient to meet quality goals, but does not give the court authority to enforce this mandate. Several school districts On December 3, 2008, the Russian Minister of Science and Education signed a government order on new university admission procedures, which will be applicable as of summer 2009. The order repeals the existing system of high Since July 2008, the government of the Netherlands has forbidden Iranians from taking courses related to nuclear technology in Dutch schools. Under the policy, even Dutch citizens of Iranian descent who do not hold Iranian passports... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 05 Sep 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540638_text Global Legal Monitor: Israel: Preferential Treatment for Veterans in Dorms http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540494_text Education - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed an amendment to the Law on Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities at Post-Secondary School Institutions, 5768-2008. (SEFER HAHUKIM (Book of Laws, Official Gazette) 5768 No. A Law published on June 27, 2014, makes it mandatory for public and private schools to exhibit, for at least two hours a month, movies produced in the country. (Ivan Richard, Lei Obriga Escolas On June 3, 2014, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies voted on and approved a National Education Plan, which will gradually increase the amount of resources invested in education until it reaches 10% of the country's Gross On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed new legislation regulating national civilian service obligations for yeshiva (Jewish ultra-orthodox religious school) students and establishing the Agency for National Civilian Service (hereinafter the Agency) to implement On February 4, 2014, Indonesia and the Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in defense matters. The agreement was signed in Den Haag, the Netherlands, by Indonesian Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro and Dutch On February 4, 2014, Israel's High Court of Justice, in an extended bench decision of eight to one, issued an interim injunction prohibiting the state from transferring financial stipends to haredi (Jewish ultra-orthodox) yeshiva students born Italy adopted a Decree-Law in September 2013 containing emergency measures designed to bolster classroom instruction, higher education, and research activities throughout the country. (Decreto-Legge 12 settembre 2013, n. 104 [Decree-Law No. 104, September 12, 2013] President Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto of Mexico promulgated a decree on September 11, 2013, that extensively amends the General Law on Education. He also promulgated other secondary laws on education at the same time. These legislative enactments Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on A federal law approved on April 4, 2013 (Lei No. 12.796, de 4 de Abril de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) amends Law No. 9,394 of December 20, 1996, which establishes the guidelines for Brazil's national education Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) issued a new circular on March 13, 2013, that prohibits physical punishment of students at schools and On January 8, 2013, Indonesia's Constitutional Court determined that existing international standard pilot-project schools (known as RSBIs) and international-standard schools (SBIs) are unconstitutional, because they On August 29, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef signed Law No. 12,711 (Lei No. 12.711, de 29 de Agosto de 2012, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which reserves 50% of the places at federal universities for students who attended The Grand National Assembly (GNA, Turkey's parliament) passed an education reform bill on March 30, 2012, extending the length of compulsory education from eight years to twelve. Primary education covers children from six to fourteen years On March 2, 2012, President Evo Morales of Bolivia promulgated the General Law on the Disabled, Law No. 223, aimed at improving the quality of life of disabled persons, promoting their employment, and creating rehabilitation programs On October 26, 2011, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef enacted Law No. 12,513 (Lei No. 12.513 de 26 de Outubro de 2011, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which creates a national program for access to technical education and employment (Programa On September 7, 2011, Chile's Congress approved draft legislation (Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile (BCN) site (Sept. 7, 2011)) that would amend the General Law on Education (GLE) (Ley 20370, amended by Decreto In September 2011, Israel's Ministry of Education issued a public announcement on digital textbooks. The announcement indicated that the Ministry was implementing a national program titled "Adjusting the Education System to the 21st Century." Within the On April 13, 2011, the Supreme Court of New South Wales, in Australia, held that a school had breached its duty of care to a former student by failing to implement its anti-bullying policy or to Sri Lanka's Minister of Higher Education, S.B. Dissanayake, recently proposed a new law, the Human Capital Development Finance Act. The plan has been approved by the Cabinet, and the drafting process will begin soon. Decree 2011-89 of January 21, 2011, sets forth the modalities under which family allowances may be either suspended or revoked, in totality or partly, when a child fails to attend school as provided by Law 2010-1127 On November 30, 2010, the Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS CCJ) ruled that the Nigerian government has an obligation to provide free and compulsory education to every Nigerian child It was reported on July 8, 2010, that Denmark's government is planning to amend rules on state grants to students to limit the number of years in which a student can qualify for the funding. By On June 14, 2010, Israel's High Court of Justice issued a ruling that ends the payment of a guaranteed income to certain students. The group affected is married men enrolled at advanced religious studies institutes. In A new Journalist Statute was approved by the Cape Verdean Parliament in April 2010 and must be voted on by the National Assembly in May 2010 before it can come into force. According to the On March 31, 2010, the Diet (Japan's parliament) enacted a law to subsidize all or part of high school tuition (Kand#333;ritsu kand#333;tand#333; gakkand#333; ni kakaru jugyand#333; ryand#333; no fu chand#333;shu oyobi kand#333;tand#333; gakkand#333; tand#333; shand#363;gaku shien The Government of India recently announced that it will issue rules to implement the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Bill, 2009, by mid-2010. The Constitution of India was amended in Tong Wai-ting, an 18 year-old student with a mild form of mental retardation, is asking the Hong Kong High Court to overturn a decision to end his enrollment in high school. The Education Bureau had made The Supreme Court has reaffirmed the legal right of parents to obtain reimbursement for the private education of children with learning disabilities, even when the child has not previously received special education services in the public On April 20, 2009, the Education and Culture Committee of Taiwan's Legislative Yuan approved a preliminary review of a proposal on an amendment to the Teachers Act (promulgated on Aug. 9, 1995; last amended on May Sweden's government is proposing a new law on discipline for school children. The Education Minister, Jan Bjrklund, has called for reforming the existing law, which became effective in 2006. That law allowed teachers to confiscate items It was reported on March 25, 2009, that the Swaziland High Court upheld a suit brought by a labor support group, Swaziland National Ex-Miners Workers Union (SNEWA), in response to King Mswati III's February 2009 parliamentary The Oregon Supreme Court recently ruled that the Oregon Constitution mandates funding of public education sufficient to meet quality goals, but does not give the court authority to enforce this mandate. Several school districts On December 3, 2008, the Russian Minister of Science and Education signed a government order on new university admission procedures, which will be applicable as of summer 2009. The order repeals the existing system of high Since July 2008, the government of the Netherlands has forbidden Iranians from taking courses related to nuclear technology in Dutch schools. Under the policy, even Dutch citizens of Iranian descent who do not hold Iranian passports On June 17, 2008, the Knesset (Parliament) passed an amendment to the Absorption of Veterans Law, 5754-1994. The amendment authorizes academic institutions, including universities, to give preference, when evaluating eligibility for residence in dorms and other... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Jul 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540494_text Global Legal Monitor: India: Supreme Court Upholds Constitutional Validity of OBC Reservation http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540424_text Education - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed an amendment to the Law on Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities at Post-Secondary School Institutions, 5768-2008. (SEFER HAHUKIM (Book of Laws, Official Gazette) 5768 No. A Law published on June 27, 2014, makes it mandatory for public and private schools to exhibit, for at least two hours a month, movies produced in the country. (Ivan Richard, Lei Obriga Escolas On June 3, 2014, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies voted on and approved a National Education Plan, which will gradually increase the amount of resources invested in education until it reaches 10% of the country's Gross On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed new legislation regulating national civilian service obligations for yeshiva (Jewish ultra-orthodox religious school) students and establishing the Agency for National Civilian Service (hereinafter the Agency) to implement On February 4, 2014, Indonesia and the Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in defense matters. The agreement was signed in Den Haag, the Netherlands, by Indonesian Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro and Dutch On February 4, 2014, Israel's High Court of Justice, in an extended bench decision of eight to one, issued an interim injunction prohibiting the state from transferring financial stipends to haredi (Jewish ultra-orthodox) yeshiva students born Italy adopted a Decree-Law in September 2013 containing emergency measures designed to bolster classroom instruction, higher education, and research activities throughout the country. (Decreto-Legge 12 settembre 2013, n. 104 [Decree-Law No. 104, September 12, 2013] President Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto of Mexico promulgated a decree on September 11, 2013, that extensively amends the General Law on Education. He also promulgated other secondary laws on education at the same time. These legislative enactments Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on A federal law approved on April 4, 2013 (Lei No. 12.796, de 4 de Abril de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) amends Law No. 9,394 of December 20, 1996, which establishes the guidelines for Brazil's national education Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) issued a new circular on March 13, 2013, that prohibits physical punishment of students at schools and On January 8, 2013, Indonesia's Constitutional Court determined that existing international standard pilot-project schools (known as RSBIs) and international-standard schools (SBIs) are unconstitutional, because they On August 29, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef signed Law No. 12,711 (Lei No. 12.711, de 29 de Agosto de 2012, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which reserves 50% of the places at federal universities for students who attended The Grand National Assembly (GNA, Turkey's parliament) passed an education reform bill on March 30, 2012, extending the length of compulsory education from eight years to twelve. Primary education covers children from six to fourteen years On March 2, 2012, President Evo Morales of Bolivia promulgated the General Law on the Disabled, Law No. 223, aimed at improving the quality of life of disabled persons, promoting their employment, and creating rehabilitation programs On October 26, 2011, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef enacted Law No. 12,513 (Lei No. 12.513 de 26 de Outubro de 2011, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which creates a national program for access to technical education and employment (Programa On September 7, 2011, Chile's Congress approved draft legislation (Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile (BCN) site (Sept. 7, 2011)) that would amend the General Law on Education (GLE) (Ley 20370, amended by Decreto In September 2011, Israel's Ministry of Education issued a public announcement on digital textbooks. The announcement indicated that the Ministry was implementing a national program titled "Adjusting the Education System to the 21st Century." Within the On April 13, 2011, the Supreme Court of New South Wales, in Australia, held that a school had breached its duty of care to a former student by failing to implement its anti-bullying policy or to Sri Lanka's Minister of Higher Education, S.B. Dissanayake, recently proposed a new law, the Human Capital Development Finance Act. The plan has been approved by the Cabinet, and the drafting process will begin soon. Decree 2011-89 of January 21, 2011, sets forth the modalities under which family allowances may be either suspended or revoked, in totality or partly, when a child fails to attend school as provided by Law 2010-1127 On November 30, 2010, the Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS CCJ) ruled that the Nigerian government has an obligation to provide free and compulsory education to every Nigerian child It was reported on July 8, 2010, that Denmark's government is planning to amend rules on state grants to students to limit the number of years in which a student can qualify for the funding. By On June 14, 2010, Israel's High Court of Justice issued a ruling that ends the payment of a guaranteed income to certain students. The group affected is married men enrolled at advanced religious studies institutes. In A new Journalist Statute was approved by the Cape Verdean Parliament in April 2010 and must be voted on by the National Assembly in May 2010 before it can come into force. According to the On March 31, 2010, the Diet (Japan's parliament) enacted a law to subsidize all or part of high school tuition (Kand#333;ritsu kand#333;tand#333; gakkand#333; ni kakaru jugyand#333; ryand#333; no fu chand#333;shu oyobi kand#333;tand#333; gakkand#333; tand#333; shand#363;gaku shien The Government of India recently announced that it will issue rules to implement the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Bill, 2009, by mid-2010. The Constitution of India was amended in Tong Wai-ting, an 18 year-old student with a mild form of mental retardation, is asking the Hong Kong High Court to overturn a decision to end his enrollment in high school. The Education Bureau had made The Supreme Court has reaffirmed the legal right of parents to obtain reimbursement for the private education of children with learning disabilities, even when the child has not previously received special education services in the public On April 20, 2009, the Education and Culture Committee of Taiwan's Legislative Yuan approved a preliminary review of a proposal on an amendment to the Teachers Act (promulgated on Aug. 9, 1995; last amended on May Sweden's government is proposing a new law on discipline for school children. The Education Minister, Jan Bjrklund, has called for reforming the existing law, which became effective in 2006. That law allowed teachers to confiscate items It was reported on March 25, 2009, that the Swaziland High Court upheld a suit brought by a labor support group, Swaziland National Ex-Miners Workers Union (SNEWA), in response to King Mswati III's February 2009 parliamentary The Oregon Supreme Court recently ruled that the Oregon Constitution mandates funding of public education sufficient to meet quality goals, but does not give the court authority to enforce this mandate. Several school districts On December 3, 2008, the Russian Minister of Science and Education signed a government order on new university admission procedures, which will be applicable as of summer 2009. The order repeals the existing system of high Since July 2008, the government of the Netherlands has forbidden Iranians from taking courses related to nuclear technology in Dutch schools. Under the policy, even Dutch citizens of Iranian descent who do not hold Iranian passports On June 17, 2008, the Knesset (Parliament) passed an amendment to the Absorption of Veterans Law, 5754-1994. The amendment authorizes academic institutions, including universities, to give preference, when evaluating eligibility for residence in dorms and other In a unanimous 500-page judgment delivered on April 10, 2008, the Supreme Court of India upheld the validity of the Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admission) Act, 2006, which provides for a 27 percent quota reservation... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 02 May 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540424_text Global Legal Monitor: China: Law on Disabled to Be Amended http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540281_text Education - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed an amendment to the Law on Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities at Post-Secondary School Institutions, 5768-2008. (SEFER HAHUKIM (Book of Laws, Official Gazette) 5768 No. A Law published on June 27, 2014, makes it mandatory for public and private schools to exhibit, for at least two hours a month, movies produced in the country. (Ivan Richard, Lei Obriga Escolas On June 3, 2014, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies voted on and approved a National Education Plan, which will gradually increase the amount of resources invested in education until it reaches 10% of the country's Gross On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed new legislation regulating national civilian service obligations for yeshiva (Jewish ultra-orthodox religious school) students and establishing the Agency for National Civilian Service (hereinafter the Agency) to implement On February 4, 2014, Indonesia and the Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in defense matters. The agreement was signed in Den Haag, the Netherlands, by Indonesian Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro and Dutch On February 4, 2014, Israel's High Court of Justice, in an extended bench decision of eight to one, issued an interim injunction prohibiting the state from transferring financial stipends to haredi (Jewish ultra-orthodox) yeshiva students born Italy adopted a Decree-Law in September 2013 containing emergency measures designed to bolster classroom instruction, higher education, and research activities throughout the country. (Decreto-Legge 12 settembre 2013, n. 104 [Decree-Law No. 104, September 12, 2013] President Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto of Mexico promulgated a decree on September 11, 2013, that extensively amends the General Law on Education. He also promulgated other secondary laws on education at the same time. These legislative enactments Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on A federal law approved on April 4, 2013 (Lei No. 12.796, de 4 de Abril de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) amends Law No. 9,394 of December 20, 1996, which establishes the guidelines for Brazil's national education Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) issued a new circular on March 13, 2013, that prohibits physical punishment of students at schools and On January 8, 2013, Indonesia's Constitutional Court determined that existing international standard pilot-project schools (known as RSBIs) and international-standard schools (SBIs) are unconstitutional, because they On August 29, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef signed Law No. 12,711 (Lei No. 12.711, de 29 de Agosto de 2012, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which reserves 50% of the places at federal universities for students who attended The Grand National Assembly (GNA, Turkey's parliament) passed an education reform bill on March 30, 2012, extending the length of compulsory education from eight years to twelve. Primary education covers children from six to fourteen years On March 2, 2012, President Evo Morales of Bolivia promulgated the General Law on the Disabled, Law No. 223, aimed at improving the quality of life of disabled persons, promoting their employment, and creating rehabilitation programs On October 26, 2011, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef enacted Law No. 12,513 (Lei No. 12.513 de 26 de Outubro de 2011, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which creates a national program for access to technical education and employment (Programa On September 7, 2011, Chile's Congress approved draft legislation (Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile (BCN) site (Sept. 7, 2011)) that would amend the General Law on Education (GLE) (Ley 20370, amended by Decreto In September 2011, Israel's Ministry of Education issued a public announcement on digital textbooks. The announcement indicated that the Ministry was implementing a national program titled "Adjusting the Education System to the 21st Century." Within the On April 13, 2011, the Supreme Court of New South Wales, in Australia, held that a school had breached its duty of care to a former student by failing to implement its anti-bullying policy or to Sri Lanka's Minister of Higher Education, S.B. Dissanayake, recently proposed a new law, the Human Capital Development Finance Act. The plan has been approved by the Cabinet, and the drafting process will begin soon. Decree 2011-89 of January 21, 2011, sets forth the modalities under which family allowances may be either suspended or revoked, in totality or partly, when a child fails to attend school as provided by Law 2010-1127 On November 30, 2010, the Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS CCJ) ruled that the Nigerian government has an obligation to provide free and compulsory education to every Nigerian child It was reported on July 8, 2010, that Denmark's government is planning to amend rules on state grants to students to limit the number of years in which a student can qualify for the funding. By On June 14, 2010, Israel's High Court of Justice issued a ruling that ends the payment of a guaranteed income to certain students. The group affected is married men enrolled at advanced religious studies institutes. In A new Journalist Statute was approved by the Cape Verdean Parliament in April 2010 and must be voted on by the National Assembly in May 2010 before it can come into force. According to the On March 31, 2010, the Diet (Japan's parliament) enacted a law to subsidize all or part of high school tuition (Kand#333;ritsu kand#333;tand#333; gakkand#333; ni kakaru jugyand#333; ryand#333; no fu chand#333;shu oyobi kand#333;tand#333; gakkand#333; tand#333; shand#363;gaku shien The Government of India recently announced that it will issue rules to implement the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Bill, 2009, by mid-2010. The Constitution of India was amended in Tong Wai-ting, an 18 year-old student with a mild form of mental retardation, is asking the Hong Kong High Court to overturn a decision to end his enrollment in high school. The Education Bureau had made The Supreme Court has reaffirmed the legal right of parents to obtain reimbursement for the private education of children with learning disabilities, even when the child has not previously received special education services in the public On April 20, 2009, the Education and Culture Committee of Taiwan's Legislative Yuan approved a preliminary review of a proposal on an amendment to the Teachers Act (promulgated on Aug. 9, 1995; last amended on May Sweden's government is proposing a new law on discipline for school children. The Education Minister, Jan Bjrklund, has called for reforming the existing law, which became effective in 2006. That law allowed teachers to confiscate items It was reported on March 25, 2009, that the Swaziland High Court upheld a suit brought by a labor support group, Swaziland National Ex-Miners Workers Union (SNEWA), in response to King Mswati III's February 2009 parliamentary The Oregon Supreme Court recently ruled that the Oregon Constitution mandates funding of public education sufficient to meet quality goals, but does not give the court authority to enforce this mandate. Several school districts On December 3, 2008, the Russian Minister of Science and Education signed a government order on new university admission procedures, which will be applicable as of summer 2009. The order repeals the existing system of high Since July 2008, the government of the Netherlands has forbidden Iranians from taking courses related to nuclear technology in Dutch schools. Under the policy, even Dutch citizens of Iranian descent who do not hold Iranian passports On June 17, 2008, the Knesset (Parliament) passed an amendment to the Absorption of Veterans Law, 5754-1994. The amendment authorizes academic institutions, including universities, to give preference, when evaluating eligibility for residence in dorms and other In a unanimous 500-page judgment delivered on April 10, 2008, the Supreme Court of India upheld the validity of the Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admission) Act, 2006, which provides for a 27 percent quota reservation On February 26, 2008, the Standing Committee of China's National People's Congress instituted discussion of draft amendments to the Law on the Protection of Disabled Persons, which entered in force on May 15, 1991. The proposed... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sun, 02 Mar 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540281_text Global Legal Monitor: Israel: Prohibiting Commercial Activities in Schools http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540215_text Education - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed an amendment to the Law on Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities at Post-Secondary School Institutions, 5768-2008. (SEFER HAHUKIM (Book of Laws, Official Gazette) 5768 No. A Law published on June 27, 2014, makes it mandatory for public and private schools to exhibit, for at least two hours a month, movies produced in the country. (Ivan Richard, Lei Obriga Escolas On June 3, 2014, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies voted on and approved a National Education Plan, which will gradually increase the amount of resources invested in education until it reaches 10% of the country's Gross On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed new legislation regulating national civilian service obligations for yeshiva (Jewish ultra-orthodox religious school) students and establishing the Agency for National Civilian Service (hereinafter the Agency) to implement On February 4, 2014, Indonesia and the Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in defense matters. The agreement was signed in Den Haag, the Netherlands, by Indonesian Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro and Dutch On February 4, 2014, Israel's High Court of Justice, in an extended bench decision of eight to one, issued an interim injunction prohibiting the state from transferring financial stipends to haredi (Jewish ultra-orthodox) yeshiva students born Italy adopted a Decree-Law in September 2013 containing emergency measures designed to bolster classroom instruction, higher education, and research activities throughout the country. (Decreto-Legge 12 settembre 2013, n. 104 [Decree-Law No. 104, September 12, 2013] President Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto of Mexico promulgated a decree on September 11, 2013, that extensively amends the General Law on Education. He also promulgated other secondary laws on education at the same time. These legislative enactments Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on A federal law approved on April 4, 2013 (Lei No. 12.796, de 4 de Abril de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) amends Law No. 9,394 of December 20, 1996, which establishes the guidelines for Brazil's national education Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) issued a new circular on March 13, 2013, that prohibits physical punishment of students at schools and On January 8, 2013, Indonesia's Constitutional Court determined that existing international standard pilot-project schools (known as RSBIs) and international-standard schools (SBIs) are unconstitutional, because they On August 29, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef signed Law No. 12,711 (Lei No. 12.711, de 29 de Agosto de 2012, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which reserves 50% of the places at federal universities for students who attended The Grand National Assembly (GNA, Turkey's parliament) passed an education reform bill on March 30, 2012, extending the length of compulsory education from eight years to twelve. Primary education covers children from six to fourteen years On March 2, 2012, President Evo Morales of Bolivia promulgated the General Law on the Disabled, Law No. 223, aimed at improving the quality of life of disabled persons, promoting their employment, and creating rehabilitation programs On October 26, 2011, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef enacted Law No. 12,513 (Lei No. 12.513 de 26 de Outubro de 2011, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which creates a national program for access to technical education and employment (Programa On September 7, 2011, Chile's Congress approved draft legislation (Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile (BCN) site (Sept. 7, 2011)) that would amend the General Law on Education (GLE) (Ley 20370, amended by Decreto In September 2011, Israel's Ministry of Education issued a public announcement on digital textbooks. The announcement indicated that the Ministry was implementing a national program titled "Adjusting the Education System to the 21st Century." Within the On April 13, 2011, the Supreme Court of New South Wales, in Australia, held that a school had breached its duty of care to a former student by failing to implement its anti-bullying policy or to Sri Lanka's Minister of Higher Education, S.B. Dissanayake, recently proposed a new law, the Human Capital Development Finance Act. The plan has been approved by the Cabinet, and the drafting process will begin soon. Decree 2011-89 of January 21, 2011, sets forth the modalities under which family allowances may be either suspended or revoked, in totality or partly, when a child fails to attend school as provided by Law 2010-1127 On November 30, 2010, the Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS CCJ) ruled that the Nigerian government has an obligation to provide free and compulsory education to every Nigerian child It was reported on July 8, 2010, that Denmark's government is planning to amend rules on state grants to students to limit the number of years in which a student can qualify for the funding. By On June 14, 2010, Israel's High Court of Justice issued a ruling that ends the payment of a guaranteed income to certain students. The group affected is married men enrolled at advanced religious studies institutes. In A new Journalist Statute was approved by the Cape Verdean Parliament in April 2010 and must be voted on by the National Assembly in May 2010 before it can come into force. According to the On March 31, 2010, the Diet (Japan's parliament) enacted a law to subsidize all or part of high school tuition (Kand#333;ritsu kand#333;tand#333; gakkand#333; ni kakaru jugyand#333; ryand#333; no fu chand#333;shu oyobi kand#333;tand#333; gakkand#333; tand#333; shand#363;gaku shien The Government of India recently announced that it will issue rules to implement the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Bill, 2009, by mid-2010. The Constitution of India was amended in Tong Wai-ting, an 18 year-old student with a mild form of mental retardation, is asking the Hong Kong High Court to overturn a decision to end his enrollment in high school. The Education Bureau had made The Supreme Court has reaffirmed the legal right of parents to obtain reimbursement for the private education of children with learning disabilities, even when the child has not previously received special education services in the public On April 20, 2009, the Education and Culture Committee of Taiwan's Legislative Yuan approved a preliminary review of a proposal on an amendment to the Teachers Act (promulgated on Aug. 9, 1995; last amended on May Sweden's government is proposing a new law on discipline for school children. The Education Minister, Jan Bjrklund, has called for reforming the existing law, which became effective in 2006. That law allowed teachers to confiscate items It was reported on March 25, 2009, that the Swaziland High Court upheld a suit brought by a labor support group, Swaziland National Ex-Miners Workers Union (SNEWA), in response to King Mswati III's February 2009 parliamentary The Oregon Supreme Court recently ruled that the Oregon Constitution mandates funding of public education sufficient to meet quality goals, but does not give the court authority to enforce this mandate. Several school districts On December 3, 2008, the Russian Minister of Science and Education signed a government order on new university admission procedures, which will be applicable as of summer 2009. The order repeals the existing system of high Since July 2008, the government of the Netherlands has forbidden Iranians from taking courses related to nuclear technology in Dutch schools. Under the policy, even Dutch citizens of Iranian descent who do not hold Iranian passports On June 17, 2008, the Knesset (Parliament) passed an amendment to the Absorption of Veterans Law, 5754-1994. The amendment authorizes academic institutions, including universities, to give preference, when evaluating eligibility for residence in dorms and other In a unanimous 500-page judgment delivered on April 10, 2008, the Supreme Court of India upheld the validity of the Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admission) Act, 2006, which provides for a 27 percent quota reservation On February 26, 2008, the Standing Committee of China's National People's Congress instituted discussion of draft amendments to the Law on the Protection of Disabled Persons, which entered in force on May 15, 1991. The proposed On December 25, 2007, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed the Prohibition on Commercial Activities in Schools Law, 5768-2007. The Law prohibits any principal of an educational institution from allowing certain activities by business owners or advertisers... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sat, 02 Feb 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540215_text Global Legal Monitor: Kenya: Raising of the Bar http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540216_text Education - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed an amendment to the Law on Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities at Post-Secondary School Institutions, 5768-2008. (SEFER HAHUKIM (Book of Laws, Official Gazette) 5768 No. A Law published on June 27, 2014, makes it mandatory for public and private schools to exhibit, for at least two hours a month, movies produced in the country. (Ivan Richard, Lei Obriga Escolas On June 3, 2014, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies voted on and approved a National Education Plan, which will gradually increase the amount of resources invested in education until it reaches 10% of the country's Gross On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed new legislation regulating national civilian service obligations for yeshiva (Jewish ultra-orthodox religious school) students and establishing the Agency for National Civilian Service (hereinafter the Agency) to implement On February 4, 2014, Indonesia and the Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in defense matters. The agreement was signed in Den Haag, the Netherlands, by Indonesian Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro and Dutch On February 4, 2014, Israel's High Court of Justice, in an extended bench decision of eight to one, issued an interim injunction prohibiting the state from transferring financial stipends to haredi (Jewish ultra-orthodox) yeshiva students born Italy adopted a Decree-Law in September 2013 containing emergency measures designed to bolster classroom instruction, higher education, and research activities throughout the country. (Decreto-Legge 12 settembre 2013, n. 104 [Decree-Law No. 104, September 12, 2013] President Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto of Mexico promulgated a decree on September 11, 2013, that extensively amends the General Law on Education. He also promulgated other secondary laws on education at the same time. These legislative enactments Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on A federal law approved on April 4, 2013 (Lei No. 12.796, de 4 de Abril de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) amends Law No. 9,394 of December 20, 1996, which establishes the guidelines for Brazil's national education Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) issued a new circular on March 13, 2013, that prohibits physical punishment of students at schools and On January 8, 2013, Indonesia's Constitutional Court determined that existing international standard pilot-project schools (known as RSBIs) and international-standard schools (SBIs) are unconstitutional, because they On August 29, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef signed Law No. 12,711 (Lei No. 12.711, de 29 de Agosto de 2012, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which reserves 50% of the places at federal universities for students who attended The Grand National Assembly (GNA, Turkey's parliament) passed an education reform bill on March 30, 2012, extending the length of compulsory education from eight years to twelve. Primary education covers children from six to fourteen years On March 2, 2012, President Evo Morales of Bolivia promulgated the General Law on the Disabled, Law No. 223, aimed at improving the quality of life of disabled persons, promoting their employment, and creating rehabilitation programs On October 26, 2011, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef enacted Law No. 12,513 (Lei No. 12.513 de 26 de Outubro de 2011, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which creates a national program for access to technical education and employment (Programa On September 7, 2011, Chile's Congress approved draft legislation (Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile (BCN) site (Sept. 7, 2011)) that would amend the General Law on Education (GLE) (Ley 20370, amended by Decreto In September 2011, Israel's Ministry of Education issued a public announcement on digital textbooks. The announcement indicated that the Ministry was implementing a national program titled "Adjusting the Education System to the 21st Century." Within the On April 13, 2011, the Supreme Court of New South Wales, in Australia, held that a school had breached its duty of care to a former student by failing to implement its anti-bullying policy or to Sri Lanka's Minister of Higher Education, S.B. Dissanayake, recently proposed a new law, the Human Capital Development Finance Act. The plan has been approved by the Cabinet, and the drafting process will begin soon. Decree 2011-89 of January 21, 2011, sets forth the modalities under which family allowances may be either suspended or revoked, in totality or partly, when a child fails to attend school as provided by Law 2010-1127 On November 30, 2010, the Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS CCJ) ruled that the Nigerian government has an obligation to provide free and compulsory education to every Nigerian child It was reported on July 8, 2010, that Denmark's government is planning to amend rules on state grants to students to limit the number of years in which a student can qualify for the funding. By On June 14, 2010, Israel's High Court of Justice issued a ruling that ends the payment of a guaranteed income to certain students. The group affected is married men enrolled at advanced religious studies institutes. In A new Journalist Statute was approved by the Cape Verdean Parliament in April 2010 and must be voted on by the National Assembly in May 2010 before it can come into force. According to the On March 31, 2010, the Diet (Japan's parliament) enacted a law to subsidize all or part of high school tuition (Kand#333;ritsu kand#333;tand#333; gakkand#333; ni kakaru jugyand#333; ryand#333; no fu chand#333;shu oyobi kand#333;tand#333; gakkand#333; tand#333; shand#363;gaku shien The Government of India recently announced that it will issue rules to implement the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Bill, 2009, by mid-2010. The Constitution of India was amended in Tong Wai-ting, an 18 year-old student with a mild form of mental retardation, is asking the Hong Kong High Court to overturn a decision to end his enrollment in high school. The Education Bureau had made The Supreme Court has reaffirmed the legal right of parents to obtain reimbursement for the private education of children with learning disabilities, even when the child has not previously received special education services in the public On April 20, 2009, the Education and Culture Committee of Taiwan's Legislative Yuan approved a preliminary review of a proposal on an amendment to the Teachers Act (promulgated on Aug. 9, 1995; last amended on May Sweden's government is proposing a new law on discipline for school children. The Education Minister, Jan Bjrklund, has called for reforming the existing law, which became effective in 2006. That law allowed teachers to confiscate items It was reported on March 25, 2009, that the Swaziland High Court upheld a suit brought by a labor support group, Swaziland National Ex-Miners Workers Union (SNEWA), in response to King Mswati III's February 2009 parliamentary The Oregon Supreme Court recently ruled that the Oregon Constitution mandates funding of public education sufficient to meet quality goals, but does not give the court authority to enforce this mandate. Several school districts On December 3, 2008, the Russian Minister of Science and Education signed a government order on new university admission procedures, which will be applicable as of summer 2009. The order repeals the existing system of high Since July 2008, the government of the Netherlands has forbidden Iranians from taking courses related to nuclear technology in Dutch schools. Under the policy, even Dutch citizens of Iranian descent who do not hold Iranian passports On June 17, 2008, the Knesset (Parliament) passed an amendment to the Absorption of Veterans Law, 5754-1994. The amendment authorizes academic institutions, including universities, to give preference, when evaluating eligibility for residence in dorms and other In a unanimous 500-page judgment delivered on April 10, 2008, the Supreme Court of India upheld the validity of the Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admission) Act, 2006, which provides for a 27 percent quota reservation On February 26, 2008, the Standing Committee of China's National People's Congress instituted discussion of draft amendments to the Law on the Protection of Disabled Persons, which entered in force on May 15, 1991. The proposed On December 25, 2007, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed the Prohibition on Commercial Activities in Schools Law, 5768-2007. The Law prohibits any principal of an educational institution from allowing certain activities by business owners or advertisers On January 16, 2008, the Nairobi newspaper BUSINESS DAILY reported that Kenya's High Court had issued a judgment refusing 15 law students with degrees from foreign universities the opportunity to retake exams at the Kenya School... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sat, 02 Feb 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540216_text Global Legal Monitor: United States: Lawsuit Challenging No Child Left Behind Act Allowed to Proceed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l2054019_text Education - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed an amendment to the Law on Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities at Post-Secondary School Institutions, 5768-2008. (SEFER HAHUKIM (Book of Laws, Official Gazette) 5768 No. A Law published on June 27, 2014, makes it mandatory for public and private schools to exhibit, for at least two hours a month, movies produced in the country. (Ivan Richard, Lei Obriga Escolas On June 3, 2014, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies voted on and approved a National Education Plan, which will gradually increase the amount of resources invested in education until it reaches 10% of the country's Gross On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed new legislation regulating national civilian service obligations for yeshiva (Jewish ultra-orthodox religious school) students and establishing the Agency for National Civilian Service (hereinafter the Agency) to implement On February 4, 2014, Indonesia and the Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in defense matters. The agreement was signed in Den Haag, the Netherlands, by Indonesian Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro and Dutch On February 4, 2014, Israel's High Court of Justice, in an extended bench decision of eight to one, issued an interim injunction prohibiting the state from transferring financial stipends to haredi (Jewish ultra-orthodox) yeshiva students born Italy adopted a Decree-Law in September 2013 containing emergency measures designed to bolster classroom instruction, higher education, and research activities throughout the country. (Decreto-Legge 12 settembre 2013, n. 104 [Decree-Law No. 104, September 12, 2013] President Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto of Mexico promulgated a decree on September 11, 2013, that extensively amends the General Law on Education. He also promulgated other secondary laws on education at the same time. These legislative enactments Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on A federal law approved on April 4, 2013 (Lei No. 12.796, de 4 de Abril de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) amends Law No. 9,394 of December 20, 1996, which establishes the guidelines for Brazil's national education Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) issued a new circular on March 13, 2013, that prohibits physical punishment of students at schools and On January 8, 2013, Indonesia's Constitutional Court determined that existing international standard pilot-project schools (known as RSBIs) and international-standard schools (SBIs) are unconstitutional, because they On August 29, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef signed Law No. 12,711 (Lei No. 12.711, de 29 de Agosto de 2012, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which reserves 50% of the places at federal universities for students who attended The Grand National Assembly (GNA, Turkey's parliament) passed an education reform bill on March 30, 2012, extending the length of compulsory education from eight years to twelve. Primary education covers children from six to fourteen years On March 2, 2012, President Evo Morales of Bolivia promulgated the General Law on the Disabled, Law No. 223, aimed at improving the quality of life of disabled persons, promoting their employment, and creating rehabilitation programs On October 26, 2011, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef enacted Law No. 12,513 (Lei No. 12.513 de 26 de Outubro de 2011, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which creates a national program for access to technical education and employment (Programa On September 7, 2011, Chile's Congress approved draft legislation (Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile (BCN) site (Sept. 7, 2011)) that would amend the General Law on Education (GLE) (Ley 20370, amended by Decreto In September 2011, Israel's Ministry of Education issued a public announcement on digital textbooks. The announcement indicated that the Ministry was implementing a national program titled "Adjusting the Education System to the 21st Century." Within the On April 13, 2011, the Supreme Court of New South Wales, in Australia, held that a school had breached its duty of care to a former student by failing to implement its anti-bullying policy or to Sri Lanka's Minister of Higher Education, S.B. Dissanayake, recently proposed a new law, the Human Capital Development Finance Act. The plan has been approved by the Cabinet, and the drafting process will begin soon. Decree 2011-89 of January 21, 2011, sets forth the modalities under which family allowances may be either suspended or revoked, in totality or partly, when a child fails to attend school as provided by Law 2010-1127 On November 30, 2010, the Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS CCJ) ruled that the Nigerian government has an obligation to provide free and compulsory education to every Nigerian child It was reported on July 8, 2010, that Denmark's government is planning to amend rules on state grants to students to limit the number of years in which a student can qualify for the funding. By On June 14, 2010, Israel's High Court of Justice issued a ruling that ends the payment of a guaranteed income to certain students. The group affected is married men enrolled at advanced religious studies institutes. In A new Journalist Statute was approved by the Cape Verdean Parliament in April 2010 and must be voted on by the National Assembly in May 2010 before it can come into force. According to the On March 31, 2010, the Diet (Japan's parliament) enacted a law to subsidize all or part of high school tuition (Kand#333;ritsu kand#333;tand#333; gakkand#333; ni kakaru jugyand#333; ryand#333; no fu chand#333;shu oyobi kand#333;tand#333; gakkand#333; tand#333; shand#363;gaku shien The Government of India recently announced that it will issue rules to implement the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Bill, 2009, by mid-2010. The Constitution of India was amended in Tong Wai-ting, an 18 year-old student with a mild form of mental retardation, is asking the Hong Kong High Court to overturn a decision to end his enrollment in high school. The Education Bureau had made The Supreme Court has reaffirmed the legal right of parents to obtain reimbursement for the private education of children with learning disabilities, even when the child has not previously received special education services in the public On April 20, 2009, the Education and Culture Committee of Taiwan's Legislative Yuan approved a preliminary review of a proposal on an amendment to the Teachers Act (promulgated on Aug. 9, 1995; last amended on May Sweden's government is proposing a new law on discipline for school children. The Education Minister, Jan Bjrklund, has called for reforming the existing law, which became effective in 2006. That law allowed teachers to confiscate items It was reported on March 25, 2009, that the Swaziland High Court upheld a suit brought by a labor support group, Swaziland National Ex-Miners Workers Union (SNEWA), in response to King Mswati III's February 2009 parliamentary The Oregon Supreme Court recently ruled that the Oregon Constitution mandates funding of public education sufficient to meet quality goals, but does not give the court authority to enforce this mandate. Several school districts On December 3, 2008, the Russian Minister of Science and Education signed a government order on new university admission procedures, which will be applicable as of summer 2009. The order repeals the existing system of high Since July 2008, the government of the Netherlands has forbidden Iranians from taking courses related to nuclear technology in Dutch schools. Under the policy, even Dutch citizens of Iranian descent who do not hold Iranian passports On June 17, 2008, the Knesset (Parliament) passed an amendment to the Absorption of Veterans Law, 5754-1994. The amendment authorizes academic institutions, including universities, to give preference, when evaluating eligibility for residence in dorms and other In a unanimous 500-page judgment delivered on April 10, 2008, the Supreme Court of India upheld the validity of the Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admission) Act, 2006, which provides for a 27 percent quota reservation On February 26, 2008, the Standing Committee of China's National People's Congress instituted discussion of draft amendments to the Law on the Protection of Disabled Persons, which entered in force on May 15, 1991. The proposed On December 25, 2007, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed the Prohibition on Commercial Activities in Schools Law, 5768-2007. The Law prohibits any principal of an educational institution from allowing certain activities by business owners or advertisers On January 16, 2008, the Nairobi newspaper BUSINESS DAILY reported that Kenya's High Court had issued a judgment refusing 15 law students with degrees from foreign universities the opportunity to retake exams at the Kenya School On January 7, the United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a decision by a federal district court dismissing a lawsuit brought by a variety of school districts and education associations against the U.S. Secretary... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Jan 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l2054019_text Global Legal Monitor: Brazil: New Subjects Included in Curriculum of Public Basic Education http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540145_text Education - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed an amendment to the Law on Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities at Post-Secondary School Institutions, 5768-2008. (SEFER HAHUKIM (Book of Laws, Official Gazette) 5768 No. A Law published on June 27, 2014, makes it mandatory for public and private schools to exhibit, for at least two hours a month, movies produced in the country. (Ivan Richard, Lei Obriga Escolas On June 3, 2014, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies voted on and approved a National Education Plan, which will gradually increase the amount of resources invested in education until it reaches 10% of the country's Gross On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed new legislation regulating national civilian service obligations for yeshiva (Jewish ultra-orthodox religious school) students and establishing the Agency for National Civilian Service (hereinafter the Agency) to implement On February 4, 2014, Indonesia and the Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in defense matters. The agreement was signed in Den Haag, the Netherlands, by Indonesian Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro and Dutch On February 4, 2014, Israel's High Court of Justice, in an extended bench decision of eight to one, issued an interim injunction prohibiting the state from transferring financial stipends to haredi (Jewish ultra-orthodox) yeshiva students born Italy adopted a Decree-Law in September 2013 containing emergency measures designed to bolster classroom instruction, higher education, and research activities throughout the country. (Decreto-Legge 12 settembre 2013, n. 104 [Decree-Law No. 104, September 12, 2013] President Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto of Mexico promulgated a decree on September 11, 2013, that extensively amends the General Law on Education. He also promulgated other secondary laws on education at the same time. These legislative enactments Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on A federal law approved on April 4, 2013 (Lei No. 12.796, de 4 de Abril de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) amends Law No. 9,394 of December 20, 1996, which establishes the guidelines for Brazil's national education Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) issued a new circular on March 13, 2013, that prohibits physical punishment of students at schools and On January 8, 2013, Indonesia's Constitutional Court determined that existing international standard pilot-project schools (known as RSBIs) and international-standard schools (SBIs) are unconstitutional, because they On August 29, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef signed Law No. 12,711 (Lei No. 12.711, de 29 de Agosto de 2012, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which reserves 50% of the places at federal universities for students who attended The Grand National Assembly (GNA, Turkey's parliament) passed an education reform bill on March 30, 2012, extending the length of compulsory education from eight years to twelve. Primary education covers children from six to fourteen years On March 2, 2012, President Evo Morales of Bolivia promulgated the General Law on the Disabled, Law No. 223, aimed at improving the quality of life of disabled persons, promoting their employment, and creating rehabilitation programs On October 26, 2011, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef enacted Law No. 12,513 (Lei No. 12.513 de 26 de Outubro de 2011, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which creates a national program for access to technical education and employment (Programa On September 7, 2011, Chile's Congress approved draft legislation (Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile (BCN) site (Sept. 7, 2011)) that would amend the General Law on Education (GLE) (Ley 20370, amended by Decreto In September 2011, Israel's Ministry of Education issued a public announcement on digital textbooks. The announcement indicated that the Ministry was implementing a national program titled "Adjusting the Education System to the 21st Century." Within the On April 13, 2011, the Supreme Court of New South Wales, in Australia, held that a school had breached its duty of care to a former student by failing to implement its anti-bullying policy or to Sri Lanka's Minister of Higher Education, S.B. Dissanayake, recently proposed a new law, the Human Capital Development Finance Act. The plan has been approved by the Cabinet, and the drafting process will begin soon. Decree 2011-89 of January 21, 2011, sets forth the modalities under which family allowances may be either suspended or revoked, in totality or partly, when a child fails to attend school as provided by Law 2010-1127 On November 30, 2010, the Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS CCJ) ruled that the Nigerian government has an obligation to provide free and compulsory education to every Nigerian child It was reported on July 8, 2010, that Denmark's government is planning to amend rules on state grants to students to limit the number of years in which a student can qualify for the funding. By On June 14, 2010, Israel's High Court of Justice issued a ruling that ends the payment of a guaranteed income to certain students. The group affected is married men enrolled at advanced religious studies institutes. In A new Journalist Statute was approved by the Cape Verdean Parliament in April 2010 and must be voted on by the National Assembly in May 2010 before it can come into force. According to the On March 31, 2010, the Diet (Japan's parliament) enacted a law to subsidize all or part of high school tuition (Kand#333;ritsu kand#333;tand#333; gakkand#333; ni kakaru jugyand#333; ryand#333; no fu chand#333;shu oyobi kand#333;tand#333; gakkand#333; tand#333; shand#363;gaku shien The Government of India recently announced that it will issue rules to implement the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Bill, 2009, by mid-2010. The Constitution of India was amended in Tong Wai-ting, an 18 year-old student with a mild form of mental retardation, is asking the Hong Kong High Court to overturn a decision to end his enrollment in high school. The Education Bureau had made The Supreme Court has reaffirmed the legal right of parents to obtain reimbursement for the private education of children with learning disabilities, even when the child has not previously received special education services in the public On April 20, 2009, the Education and Culture Committee of Taiwan's Legislative Yuan approved a preliminary review of a proposal on an amendment to the Teachers Act (promulgated on Aug. 9, 1995; last amended on May Sweden's government is proposing a new law on discipline for school children. The Education Minister, Jan Bjrklund, has called for reforming the existing law, which became effective in 2006. That law allowed teachers to confiscate items It was reported on March 25, 2009, that the Swaziland High Court upheld a suit brought by a labor support group, Swaziland National Ex-Miners Workers Union (SNEWA), in response to King Mswati III's February 2009 parliamentary The Oregon Supreme Court recently ruled that the Oregon Constitution mandates funding of public education sufficient to meet quality goals, but does not give the court authority to enforce this mandate. Several school districts On December 3, 2008, the Russian Minister of Science and Education signed a government order on new university admission procedures, which will be applicable as of summer 2009. The order repeals the existing system of high Since July 2008, the government of the Netherlands has forbidden Iranians from taking courses related to nuclear technology in Dutch schools. Under the policy, even Dutch citizens of Iranian descent who do not hold Iranian passports On June 17, 2008, the Knesset (Parliament) passed an amendment to the Absorption of Veterans Law, 5754-1994. The amendment authorizes academic institutions, including universities, to give preference, when evaluating eligibility for residence in dorms and other In a unanimous 500-page judgment delivered on April 10, 2008, the Supreme Court of India upheld the validity of the Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admission) Act, 2006, which provides for a 27 percent quota reservation On February 26, 2008, the Standing Committee of China's National People's Congress instituted discussion of draft amendments to the Law on the Protection of Disabled Persons, which entered in force on May 15, 1991. The proposed On December 25, 2007, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed the Prohibition on Commercial Activities in Schools Law, 5768-2007. The Law prohibits any principal of an educational institution from allowing certain activities by business owners or advertisers On January 16, 2008, the Nairobi newspaper BUSINESS DAILY reported that Kenya's High Court had issued a judgment refusing 15 law students with degrees from foreign universities the opportunity to retake exams at the Kenya School On January 7, the United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a decision by a federal district court dismissing a lawsuit brought by a variety of school districts and education associations against the U.S. Secretary On October 1, 2007, the Legislative Assembly of the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, approved and promulgated Law No. 5,096, on the inclusion in the curriculum of basic education for public schools the teaching of... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 02 Nov 2007 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540145_text Global Legal Monitor: Hong Kong: Extension of Free Education http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540146_text Education - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed an amendment to the Law on Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities at Post-Secondary School Institutions, 5768-2008. (SEFER HAHUKIM (Book of Laws, Official Gazette) 5768 No. A Law published on June 27, 2014, makes it mandatory for public and private schools to exhibit, for at least two hours a month, movies produced in the country. (Ivan Richard, Lei Obriga Escolas On June 3, 2014, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies voted on and approved a National Education Plan, which will gradually increase the amount of resources invested in education until it reaches 10% of the country's Gross On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed new legislation regulating national civilian service obligations for yeshiva (Jewish ultra-orthodox religious school) students and establishing the Agency for National Civilian Service (hereinafter the Agency) to implement On February 4, 2014, Indonesia and the Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in defense matters. The agreement was signed in Den Haag, the Netherlands, by Indonesian Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro and Dutch On February 4, 2014, Israel's High Court of Justice, in an extended bench decision of eight to one, issued an interim injunction prohibiting the state from transferring financial stipends to haredi (Jewish ultra-orthodox) yeshiva students born Italy adopted a Decree-Law in September 2013 containing emergency measures designed to bolster classroom instruction, higher education, and research activities throughout the country. (Decreto-Legge 12 settembre 2013, n. 104 [Decree-Law No. 104, September 12, 2013] President Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto of Mexico promulgated a decree on September 11, 2013, that extensively amends the General Law on Education. He also promulgated other secondary laws on education at the same time. These legislative enactments Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on A federal law approved on April 4, 2013 (Lei No. 12.796, de 4 de Abril de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) amends Law No. 9,394 of December 20, 1996, which establishes the guidelines for Brazil's national education Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) issued a new circular on March 13, 2013, that prohibits physical punishment of students at schools and On January 8, 2013, Indonesia's Constitutional Court determined that existing international standard pilot-project schools (known as RSBIs) and international-standard schools (SBIs) are unconstitutional, because they On August 29, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef signed Law No. 12,711 (Lei No. 12.711, de 29 de Agosto de 2012, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which reserves 50% of the places at federal universities for students who attended The Grand National Assembly (GNA, Turkey's parliament) passed an education reform bill on March 30, 2012, extending the length of compulsory education from eight years to twelve. Primary education covers children from six to fourteen years On March 2, 2012, President Evo Morales of Bolivia promulgated the General Law on the Disabled, Law No. 223, aimed at improving the quality of life of disabled persons, promoting their employment, and creating rehabilitation programs On October 26, 2011, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef enacted Law No. 12,513 (Lei No. 12.513 de 26 de Outubro de 2011, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which creates a national program for access to technical education and employment (Programa On September 7, 2011, Chile's Congress approved draft legislation (Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile (BCN) site (Sept. 7, 2011)) that would amend the General Law on Education (GLE) (Ley 20370, amended by Decreto In September 2011, Israel's Ministry of Education issued a public announcement on digital textbooks. The announcement indicated that the Ministry was implementing a national program titled "Adjusting the Education System to the 21st Century." Within the On April 13, 2011, the Supreme Court of New South Wales, in Australia, held that a school had breached its duty of care to a former student by failing to implement its anti-bullying policy or to Sri Lanka's Minister of Higher Education, S.B. Dissanayake, recently proposed a new law, the Human Capital Development Finance Act. The plan has been approved by the Cabinet, and the drafting process will begin soon. Decree 2011-89 of January 21, 2011, sets forth the modalities under which family allowances may be either suspended or revoked, in totality or partly, when a child fails to attend school as provided by Law 2010-1127 On November 30, 2010, the Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS CCJ) ruled that the Nigerian government has an obligation to provide free and compulsory education to every Nigerian child It was reported on July 8, 2010, that Denmark's government is planning to amend rules on state grants to students to limit the number of years in which a student can qualify for the funding. By On June 14, 2010, Israel's High Court of Justice issued a ruling that ends the payment of a guaranteed income to certain students. The group affected is married men enrolled at advanced religious studies institutes. In A new Journalist Statute was approved by the Cape Verdean Parliament in April 2010 and must be voted on by the National Assembly in May 2010 before it can come into force. According to the On March 31, 2010, the Diet (Japan's parliament) enacted a law to subsidize all or part of high school tuition (Kand#333;ritsu kand#333;tand#333; gakkand#333; ni kakaru jugyand#333; ryand#333; no fu chand#333;shu oyobi kand#333;tand#333; gakkand#333; tand#333; shand#363;gaku shien The Government of India recently announced that it will issue rules to implement the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Bill, 2009, by mid-2010. The Constitution of India was amended in Tong Wai-ting, an 18 year-old student with a mild form of mental retardation, is asking the Hong Kong High Court to overturn a decision to end his enrollment in high school. The Education Bureau had made The Supreme Court has reaffirmed the legal right of parents to obtain reimbursement for the private education of children with learning disabilities, even when the child has not previously received special education services in the public On April 20, 2009, the Education and Culture Committee of Taiwan's Legislative Yuan approved a preliminary review of a proposal on an amendment to the Teachers Act (promulgated on Aug. 9, 1995; last amended on May Sweden's government is proposing a new law on discipline for school children. The Education Minister, Jan Bjrklund, has called for reforming the existing law, which became effective in 2006. That law allowed teachers to confiscate items It was reported on March 25, 2009, that the Swaziland High Court upheld a suit brought by a labor support group, Swaziland National Ex-Miners Workers Union (SNEWA), in response to King Mswati III's February 2009 parliamentary The Oregon Supreme Court recently ruled that the Oregon Constitution mandates funding of public education sufficient to meet quality goals, but does not give the court authority to enforce this mandate. Several school districts On December 3, 2008, the Russian Minister of Science and Education signed a government order on new university admission procedures, which will be applicable as of summer 2009. The order repeals the existing system of high Since July 2008, the government of the Netherlands has forbidden Iranians from taking courses related to nuclear technology in Dutch schools. Under the policy, even Dutch citizens of Iranian descent who do not hold Iranian passports On June 17, 2008, the Knesset (Parliament) passed an amendment to the Absorption of Veterans Law, 5754-1994. The amendment authorizes academic institutions, including universities, to give preference, when evaluating eligibility for residence in dorms and other In a unanimous 500-page judgment delivered on April 10, 2008, the Supreme Court of India upheld the validity of the Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admission) Act, 2006, which provides for a 27 percent quota reservation On February 26, 2008, the Standing Committee of China's National People's Congress instituted discussion of draft amendments to the Law on the Protection of Disabled Persons, which entered in force on May 15, 1991. The proposed On December 25, 2007, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed the Prohibition on Commercial Activities in Schools Law, 5768-2007. The Law prohibits any principal of an educational institution from allowing certain activities by business owners or advertisers On January 16, 2008, the Nairobi newspaper BUSINESS DAILY reported that Kenya's High Court had issued a judgment refusing 15 law students with degrees from foreign universities the opportunity to retake exams at the Kenya School On January 7, the United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a decision by a federal district court dismissing a lawsuit brought by a variety of school districts and education associations against the U.S. Secretary On October 1, 2007, the Legislative Assembly of the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, approved and promulgated Law No. 5,096, on the inclusion in the curriculum of basic education for public schools the teaching of The Hong Kong government announced on October 10, 2007, a new policy that will provide twelve years of free school education beginning from the 2008-2009 school year. (Policy Address, Education Advancement Outlined (Oct. 10, 2007), available... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 02 Nov 2007 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540146_text Global Legal Monitor: Russia: Higher Education Reform http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540147_text Education - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed an amendment to the Law on Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities at Post-Secondary School Institutions, 5768-2008. (SEFER HAHUKIM (Book of Laws, Official Gazette) 5768 No. A Law published on June 27, 2014, makes it mandatory for public and private schools to exhibit, for at least two hours a month, movies produced in the country. (Ivan Richard, Lei Obriga Escolas On June 3, 2014, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies voted on and approved a National Education Plan, which will gradually increase the amount of resources invested in education until it reaches 10% of the country's Gross On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed new legislation regulating national civilian service obligations for yeshiva (Jewish ultra-orthodox religious school) students and establishing the Agency for National Civilian Service (hereinafter the Agency) to implement On February 4, 2014, Indonesia and the Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in defense matters. The agreement was signed in Den Haag, the Netherlands, by Indonesian Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro and Dutch On February 4, 2014, Israel's High Court of Justice, in an extended bench decision of eight to one, issued an interim injunction prohibiting the state from transferring financial stipends to haredi (Jewish ultra-orthodox) yeshiva students born Italy adopted a Decree-Law in September 2013 containing emergency measures designed to bolster classroom instruction, higher education, and research activities throughout the country. (Decreto-Legge 12 settembre 2013, n. 104 [Decree-Law No. 104, September 12, 2013] President Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto of Mexico promulgated a decree on September 11, 2013, that extensively amends the General Law on Education. He also promulgated other secondary laws on education at the same time. These legislative enactments Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on A federal law approved on April 4, 2013 (Lei No. 12.796, de 4 de Abril de 2013, PLANALTO.GOV.BR) amends Law No. 9,394 of December 20, 1996, which establishes the guidelines for Brazil's national education Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) issued a new circular on March 13, 2013, that prohibits physical punishment of students at schools and On January 8, 2013, Indonesia's Constitutional Court determined that existing international standard pilot-project schools (known as RSBIs) and international-standard schools (SBIs) are unconstitutional, because they On August 29, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef signed Law No. 12,711 (Lei No. 12.711, de 29 de Agosto de 2012, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which reserves 50% of the places at federal universities for students who attended The Grand National Assembly (GNA, Turkey's parliament) passed an education reform bill on March 30, 2012, extending the length of compulsory education from eight years to twelve. Primary education covers children from six to fourteen years On March 2, 2012, President Evo Morales of Bolivia promulgated the General Law on the Disabled, Law No. 223, aimed at improving the quality of life of disabled persons, promoting their employment, and creating rehabilitation programs On October 26, 2011, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef enacted Law No. 12,513 (Lei No. 12.513 de 26 de Outubro de 2011, PLANALTO.GOV.BR), which creates a national program for access to technical education and employment (Programa On September 7, 2011, Chile's Congress approved draft legislation (Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile (BCN) site (Sept. 7, 2011)) that would amend the General Law on Education (GLE) (Ley 20370, amended by Decreto In September 2011, Israel's Ministry of Education issued a public announcement on digital textbooks. The announcement indicated that the Ministry was implementing a national program titled "Adjusting the Education System to the 21st Century." Within the On April 13, 2011, the Supreme Court of New South Wales, in Australia, held that a school had breached its duty of care to a former student by failing to implement its anti-bullying policy or to Sri Lanka's Minister of Higher Education, S.B. Dissanayake, recently proposed a new law, the Human Capital Development Finance Act. The plan has been approved by the Cabinet, and the drafting process will begin soon. Decree 2011-89 of January 21, 2011, sets forth the modalities under which family allowances may be either suspended or revoked, in totality or partly, when a child fails to attend school as provided by Law 2010-1127 On November 30, 2010, the Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS CCJ) ruled that the Nigerian government has an obligation to provide free and compulsory education to every Nigerian child It was reported on July 8, 2010, that Denmark's government is planning to amend rules on state grants to students to limit the number of years in which a student can qualify for the funding. By On June 14, 2010, Israel's High Court of Justice issued a ruling that ends the payment of a guaranteed income to certain students. The group affected is married men enrolled at advanced religious studies institutes. In A new Journalist Statute was approved by the Cape Verdean Parliament in April 2010 and must be voted on by the National Assembly in May 2010 before it can come into force. According to the On March 31, 2010, the Diet (Japan's parliament) enacted a law to subsidize all or part of high school tuition (Kand#333;ritsu kand#333;tand#333; gakkand#333; ni kakaru jugyand#333; ryand#333; no fu chand#333;shu oyobi kand#333;tand#333; gakkand#333; tand#333; shand#363;gaku shien The Government of India recently announced that it will issue rules to implement the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Bill, 2009, by mid-2010. The Constitution of India was amended in Tong Wai-ting, an 18 year-old student with a mild form of mental retardation, is asking the Hong Kong High Court to overturn a decision to end his enrollment in high school. The Education Bureau had made The Supreme Court has reaffirmed the legal right of parents to obtain reimbursement for the private education of children with learning disabilities, even when the child has not previously received special education services in the public On April 20, 2009, the Education and Culture Committee of Taiwan's Legislative Yuan approved a preliminary review of a proposal on an amendment to the Teachers Act (promulgated on Aug. 9, 1995; last amended on May Sweden's government is proposing a new law on discipline for school children. The Education Minister, Jan Bjrklund, has called for reforming the existing law, which became effective in 2006. That law allowed teachers to confiscate items It was reported on March 25, 2009, that the Swaziland High Court upheld a suit brought by a labor support group, Swaziland National Ex-Miners Workers Union (SNEWA), in response to King Mswati III's February 2009 parliamentary The Oregon Supreme Court recently ruled that the Oregon Constitution mandates funding of public education sufficient to meet quality goals, but does not give the court authority to enforce this mandate. Several school districts On December 3, 2008, the Russian Minister of Science and Education signed a government order on new university admission procedures, which will be applicable as of summer 2009. The order repeals the existing system of high Since July 2008, the government of the Netherlands has forbidden Iranians from taking courses related to nuclear technology in Dutch schools. Under the policy, even Dutch citizens of Iranian descent who do not hold Iranian passports On June 17, 2008, the Knesset (Parliament) passed an amendment to the Absorption of Veterans Law, 5754-1994. The amendment authorizes academic institutions, including universities, to give preference, when evaluating eligibility for residence in dorms and other In a unanimous 500-page judgment delivered on April 10, 2008, the Supreme Court of India upheld the validity of the Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admission) Act, 2006, which provides for a 27 percent quota reservation On February 26, 2008, the Standing Committee of China's National People's Congress instituted discussion of draft amendments to the Law on the Protection of Disabled Persons, which entered in force on May 15, 1991. The proposed On December 25, 2007, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed the Prohibition on Commercial Activities in Schools Law, 5768-2007. The Law prohibits any principal of an educational institution from allowing certain activities by business owners or advertisers On January 16, 2008, the Nairobi newspaper BUSINESS DAILY reported that Kenya's High Court had issued a judgment refusing 15 law students with degrees from foreign universities the opportunity to retake exams at the Kenya School On January 7, the United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a decision by a federal district court dismissing a lawsuit brought by a variety of school districts and education associations against the U.S. Secretary On October 1, 2007, the Legislative Assembly of the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, approved and promulgated Law No. 5,096, on the inclusion in the curriculum of basic education for public schools the teaching of The Hong Kong government announced on October 10, 2007, a new policy that will provide twelve years of free school education beginning from the 2008-2009 school year. (Policy Address, Education Advancement Outlined (Oct. 10, 2007), available On October 11, 2007, the Federation Council (legislature) of Russia passed a law that introduced a two-tier higher education system. As of 2009, the existing five-year university education system will be replaced by a "four plus... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 02 Nov 2007 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540147_text