Crisis: Spanish students, parents mobilize

Nationwide student strike called for Oct. 16-18

10 October, 19:31

    (ANSAmed) - MADRID, OCTOBER 10 - Spanish students will take to the streets October 16, 17 and 18 to protest the government's 4-billion-euro spending cuts in public education, proposed educational reforms, and the sackings of thousands of teachers with short-term contracts.

    The nationwide protest was called by student unions and parent associations. Following on many demonstrations by teachers and professors, this will be the first major student mobilization against the government. (ANSAmed).

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