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NDI/CRRC-Georgia publish the results of the June 2017 poll

The results of the NDI/CRRC-Georgia poll, which were published on July 26th and 27th, reflect the attitudes of the population of Georgia towards various topics including the state of democracy, economy, elections, local governance, infrastructure, gender and more....

Works-in-Progress on Prison Reforms and Prison Riots

On June 28, 2017, CRRC, ARISC and American Councils present the 15th talk of the Spring 2017 Works-in-Progress series on “Prison Reforms and Prison Riots: Exploring Resistance to Change in Post-Soviet Prisons" by Gavin Slade, University of Glasgow....

Works-in-Progress on Minority Language Rights and Education in Georgia

On June 14, 2017, CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the 13th talk of the Spring 2017 Works-in-Progress series on Linguistic Minority Rights in Georgia and the State Educational System: Contradictions and Progress in Recent Years by Jean-François Juneau, Universi...

Works-in-Progress on Religion in Public Schools in Georgia

On April 26, 2017, CRRC, ARISC and American Councils are proud to present the 7th talk of the Spring 2017 Works-in-Progress series by Ketevan Gurchiani, from Ilia State University on “Georgia in-Between: Religion in Public Schools”....

 

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Private tutoring and inequality in Georgia

According to the March 2016 CRRC/TI-Georgia survey, roughly 4 in 10 households with school-aged children reported hiring a private tutor at the time of the survey for at least one subject that a child in their household was studying at school. While, as has been noted before, private tutoring reflects economic inequalities in Georgian society, it also contributes to furthering these inequalities. This blog post looks at how the frequency of hiring private tutors in Georgia differs by settlement type and level of education of the interviewed household member.

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