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Colombian Teachers Begin National Strike

Categories: Latin America, Colombia, Citizen Media, Education, Human Rights

Teachers from the Colombian Federation of Educators FECODE [1] [es] have started [2] [es] a national strike to demand better health plans, an end to “the policy of privatization” in education, and other issues [3] [es]. The strike will include regional protests and a march towards Bogotá, the capital of Colombia.

Catalina Vanegas shares a photo on Twitter:

Right now in Girardot, march for the national teacher strike…A better quality of education!

While the ministry of education tweets:

We invite all teachers, parents and the citizenry to learn about what as been achieved