Portugal -Massive teachers protest against cuts -January 27, 2013

Teachers marched in downtown Lisbon to protest proposed spending cuts they say will slash €1 billion from the education budget. Trade unions have indications that the government plans to privatise many public schools and cut around 50,000 sector jobs. The plans revealed in a recent document from the International Monetary Fund would ‘mean the end of a free and inclusive public school system’.

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