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Roma not to get easy exams after all

AFTER a heated debate, the leadership of the medical school at Bratislava's Comenius University has decided not to artificially lower entrance requirements to make it easier for Roma applicants to gain admission.

The school's academic senate decided that doing so could have violated the country's constitution, which stipulates equal treatment for all citizens.

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