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The representatives of the teachers’ union vowed to continue fighting for the pending demands.
Costa Rican students and teachers are protesting against a series of regressive reforms in the education sector promoted by the government of President Carlos Alvarado.
The president of the teachers union said that a national assembly will be held to define the action plan for the next stage of their movement.
The union has invited teachers to vote on the latest proposal made by the government on July 10.
Over 90,000 teachers have been on an indefinite strike since June 3 behind the banner of Chile’s largest teachers’ union, Colegio de Profesores de Chile (CPC)
In its new proposal, the education ministry refused to address six of the twelve demands put forth by the teachers’ union and offered to continue negotiating in the future on the rest
The teachers’ strike continues to grow and has received support from national and international organizations
Since June 3, the primary and secondary education teachers in Chile are mobilizing against the deterioration of public education, infrastructural problems, long-standing teachers’ debts and curricular changes, among other issues.