Teachers rally against change in Mexico

Thousands march in streets as indigenous children are left with no instructors

Posted: April 15, 2013 at 4:50 a.m.

Young teachers block a major highway last week, one holding a metal pipe, as a federal police helicopter flies overhead in Chilpancingo, Mexico.

Easter vacation was over, but there wasn’t a teacher in sight at the boarding school for indigenous children on the edge of this sun baked southern Mexico hill town.

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