Teachers Protest in Barcelona

5 more in collection TEACHERS PROTEST IN BARCELONA , 4 more in collection BLOODSHED IN SYRIA MUST END ; SYRIAN SCHOOL KIDS - Editor's Picks 26 September 2012

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Public school teachers in Barcelona protest against austerity measures following the mobilization of public school teachers in Catalonia. Today was the first day of the two-day strike called for by teachers in Catalonia. The protest, held in front of the Palace of the Generalitat, the seat of the regional government of Catalonia, had a festive tone. They protest against layoffs of more than 3000 teachers, budget cuts in public schools, increased student-teacher ratio, rising prices and taxes and for the decrease in grants and financial assistance to families.

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