Peoria Public Radio Staff
Tue August 27, 2013
Thousands Of Striking Teachers Disrupt Mexico City
Originally published on Tue August 27, 2013 4:17 am
The teachers are protesting education changes that would institute evaluations and reduce the power of unions in hiring educators. It's common practice for teachers in Mexico to buy and sell tenured positions. The protests in Mexico City have caused traffic mayhem, and at one point blocked access to the international airport.