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Spanish Teachers, Students, Parents Protest Education Budget Cuts

Posted October 4th, 2011 at 4:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Thousands of public school teachers in Spain’s central Madrid region were back on strike Tuesday to protest education budget and staff cuts, as the regional government tries to improve its financial situation. The teachers were joined by students and parents as they massed in Madrid’s streets. An initial demonstration September 20 was followed by one-day […]

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Suspended US Teacher Who Vilified Students Gets Her Job Back

Posted August 3rd, 2011 at 3:40 pm (UTC-5)
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A schoolteacher in the United States who was suspended earlier this year after vilifying her students as “lazy whiners” has been given back her job because of the U.S. constitutional right of free speech. School officials in the small community of Doylestown in Pennsylvania criticized English teacher Natalie Munroe for refusing to apologize for comments […]

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