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In Poland, educational publishing has suffered since the Ministry of Education's decision to subsidize school textbooks for all students. With the government making that change in 2014, many Polish educational publishers were forced into bankruptcy or had to look for new markets. Now the new Polish government that has been in power since November 2015 is planning more, different reforms. Read this interesting article by Jaroslaw Adamowski.

Earlier this year, there were protests again against the educational system in Hungary. Teachers were joined by other unionized workers demanding a reduction in teaching hours and the freedom to choose textbooks.