Greece: Teachers strike over education bill

  12 April 2019    Read: 1503
Greece: Teachers strike over education bill

Greek teachers walked off the job on Friday to protest against a bill changing middle and high school curricula,and regulates the country's university entrance system, Anadolu Agency reported. 

Members of the Greek Federation of Secondary State School Teachers (OLME) went on a 24-hour strike, halting education in all secondary and high schools across the country.

Strikers will gather in central squares in Athens, Patra and Thessaloniki to demand the withdrawal of the Education Ministry bill from the parliament, according to a statement by OLME.

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