Teachers at all levels of Spain's education system are on strike to protest billions in spending cuts enacted as part of an austerity drive. The billions of euros in cuts in spending translate into fewer teachers, more students per class, fewer extra-curricular activities and higher university tuition fees.

People take part in a demonstration during an education general strike in Madrid. ? Photo by AFP
People take part in a demonstration during an education general strike in Madrid. ? Photo by AFP
People take part in a demonstration during an education general strike. ? Photo by AFP
People take part in a demonstration during an education general strike. ? Photo by AFP
University students take part during a demonstration against education cuts in Barcelona. ? Photo by AP
University students take part during a demonstration against education cuts in Barcelona. ? Photo by AP
People march during a general students and teachers' strike against educational cuts imposed by the Spanish government, near the City Hall in central Madrid. ? Photo by Reuters
People march during a general students and teachers' strike against educational cuts imposed by the Spanish government, near the City Hall in central Madrid. ? Photo by Reuters
A demonstrator dressed as a clown stages a performance in front of the Spanish Education Ministry during a general students and teachers' strike against educational cuts imposed by the Spanish government, in central Madrid. ? Photo by Reuters
A demonstrator dressed as a clown stages a performance in front of the Spanish Education Ministry during a general students and teachers' strike against educational cuts imposed by the Spanish government, in central Madrid. ? Photo by Reuters
People march during a general students and teachers' strike against educational cuts imposed by the Spanish government, in central Valencia. ? Photo by Reuters
People march during a general students and teachers' strike against educational cuts imposed by the Spanish government, in central Valencia. ? Photo by Reuters

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igit
May 23, 2012 04:05pm
I think we should learn from what we see, we hear, and that is all around us