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Support Mexican Teachers
Date Friday October 04
Time 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location Details
Mexican Consulate at 532 Folsom St. San Francisco
Event Type Protest
Organizer/AuthorAllan Fisher
Mexican teachers have gone on strike, occupied plazas, and marched in the streets in the face of police repression to protest President Enrique Peña Nieto’s education “reform” – that mandates testing for students and evaluations for teachers to “standardize” education. This will lead to teaching to pass tests, not to learn to think, not to teach and learn indigenous languages and culture, and not to teach differently according to the unique needs of their students. The purpose is to fire union teachers and turn education over to businesses for profit.

We demand that the Mexican government –
1. Stop the repression against the teachers and their supporters immediately.
2. Respect the labor rights and human rights of the teachers and all other Mexican workers.
3. Bargain in good faith to resolve the current crisis.

Join teachers, community and union supporters in a picket at the Consulate. For more information, call Allan at 415-954-2763.

Added to the calendar on Friday Sep 27th, 2013 5:56 PM
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