A Mexican Teacher's Strike Turns Deadly

By Carrie Kahn

A Mexican teacher from Nuevo Leon state speaks in solidarity with striking colleagues from Oaxaca state on June 22 in Monterrey.

A Mexican teacher from Nuevo Leon state speaks in solidarity with striking colleagues from Oaxaca state on June 22 in Monterrey. JULIO CESAR AGUILAR FUENTES/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The teacher’s union has blocked roads to protest mandatory testing and demand more funding. Meanwhile, the security forces have killed activists.

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Source:: http://www.npr.org/sections/parallels/2016/07/09/485274389/a-mexican-teachers-strike-turns-deadly?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=storiesfromnpr