http://centralasiaonline.com/images/banners/header_bg_en_GB.jpgBy Ulan Nazarov. The government vows to close dozens of universities that don't meet standards. Reform of Kyrgyzstan's higher education sector could mean shutting down an unknown number of "superfluous" universities as early as the start of the academic year in September.
The discussion comes after years of concern by President Almazbek Atambayev, who suggested reducing the number of universities as long ago as 2012. More...