- Feb 18, 2022
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I already posted the relevant article from that page in English. Articles 4 and 6 do not address minorities, 4 sets definitions of each level of education, and 6 guarantee an equal access to the system to everyone.Ethnic minorities which are recognized as indigenous peoples - in Ukraine they are only Crimean Tatars, Crimean Karaites and Krymchaks - have more rights.
Ethnic minorities, whose languages are official languages of the European Union - e.g. ethnic Hungarians or Romanians - have less rights than so-called indigenous peoples, but have more rights than ethnic minorities, whose languages are not official languages of the European Union - i.e. they have more rights than Russians, Belarusans etc.
The law does not create different educational structures for different classes of people. It mandates that publicly funded schools accommodate indigenous minorities to a higher degree than non-indigenous minorities, and EU language minorities to a higher degree than non-EU language minorities.
School curricula cannot be maintained for every conceivable language- it is simply not practical. There is nothing preventing someone from taking the full curriculum in their own language in a private school, provided the school graduates students who are fluent in the official language as well.
As article 7 points out:
Establishing special rules and/or taking measures to ensure the possibility of obtaining a full general secondary education, including provision of reasonable accommodation, is not considered discrimination.