Plan August: revitalizing the student protests in Chile

Posted on August 15, 2012 • Filed under: Chile, Conflicts, Social Issues

High school students are now the protagonists of protests in Chile. In recent days, the students have taken several demonstrations to schools and announce the coming weeks to push education reform.

Protests in Chile for a structural reform of education in Chile revived, this time at the hands of high school students. The Coordinating Assembly of Secondary Students (ACES) has decided that during the entire month of August revive the student movement, beginning with a march on August 8 and Assembly on Saturday. “It is in this context that we, when we call to radicalize the movement happen is when the first shots of the most emblematic of Santiago school and colleges in the periphery,” explains Pablo Toro, new spokesman for the Coordinating Assembly of Secondary Students. Read Article

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