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Modern School: Mexican Cops Fire on Striking Teachers in Oaxaca

Modern School: Mexican Cops Fire on Striking Teachers in Oaxaca

Mexican Cops Fire on Striking Teachers in Oaxaca



Oaxacan teachers protesting a visit by President Felipe Calderon were attacked by riot police near the Zocolo on Tuesday. The cops fired tear gas and live ammunition at the teachers. The battle lasted for seven hours and left more than 20 people seriously injured. Teachers were protesting Calderon’s signing of legislation that allows the wealthy to deduct the costs of their children’s private school from their income taxes, money that would otherwise go toward public education for all children.

During the protests, federal police fired tear gas canisters at

School Tech Connect: Making Sh*t Up

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Last Stand for Children First: Congressman Kimble on Wisconsin Teacher Rioters

Last Stand for Children First: Congressman Kimble on Wisconsin Teacher Rioters

Congressman Kimble on Wisconsin Teacher Rioters


My Friends,

I find myself becoming increasing alarmed by the rioting in Wisconsin this week. These people in Madison do not represent most of the people of the state regardless of what polls may say. The hearts of the people of Wisconsin are with the Tea Partiers on the bus from Virginia to come counter protest.

It bothers me that it has become so confrontational when this is really a simple economics issue. Everybody was thrilled when Scott Walker cut corporate taxes, but now comes the time to pay for those cuts and

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