We take a look at the struggles for free and quality education in Pakistan, the US, India, Colombia, France, Brazil, Chile and more in the past year
Experts point out that the new policy will convert education into a commodity and deprive the socially and economically underprivileged students of education.
Peoples Dispatch takes a look at the protests related to the Unnao rape case, the deportation of Syrian refugees from Turkey and the protests against labor reform bills in Costa Rica
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.
The teachers, many of whom have been working for nearly 7 years without regularization, are unhappy at the government’s failure to heed their demands
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
The Oregon Education Association demanded the immediate enactment of Bill 3427 or the Student Success Act, which would invest USD 2 billion in Oregon schools
Even though the deal promises to increase minimum wages in both public and private sector, protests by contractual teachers demanding permanent jobs are met with violent response from the authorities
Nearly 3,000 teachers and support staff from California’s Sacramento City Unified School District, under the banner of the Sacramento City Teachers Association, staged a protest on April 11 over the school district’s failure to abide by the terms of a 2017 agreement
The march was called by the Colombian Federation of Education Workers in rejection of the government’s National Development Plan. The federation said the plan does not guarantee sufficient financing for school connectivity, transportation, food and free education.