Mexican teachers protest over reform, arrests

A demonstration by teachers in Mexico City capped days of protests in impoverished southern regions where teachers blocked roads angry at a reform requiring them to undergo performance evaluationsThousands of Mexican teachers from a radical union marched in Mexico City to protest an education reform and the arrest of two of their leaders. The demonstration along Mexico City’s main boulevard capped days of protests in impoverished southern regions where teachers blocked roads. The education department has vowed to fire teachers who refuse to take the tests.

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