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Moldova Marks Rising Illiteracy

by Boris Vieru Moldova, which prided itself on near-total literacy when it split from the Soviet Union in 1991, today finds that poverty is driving parents to keep children out of school. According to estimates by the Ministry of Education, illiteracy is rising fast. In 1994-1995 its statistics registered hundreds of children who did not […]