Education in Iran
Iran enforces a ban on teaching English in elementary schools.
The government of Iran has forbidden English lessons for all primary schools after a week of unrest blamed on foreign agents. Ayatollah Khamenei has called English part of a "cultural invasion" by the West.
Iran enforces a ban on teaching English in elementary schools, calling it a "cultural invasion" by the West. 2018-02-06 13:49:31 (First version)
Iran enforces a ban on teaching English in elementary schools. (Current version)
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