Brazil May Face National Teacher Strike

By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Public school teachers in the Federal District (DF) went on strike on Monday as fore-warning of a national teachers strike planned to take place on the 14th, 15th and 16th of this month. Almost half a million students in the Federal District’s state education system will miss out on classes for a period that could potentially stretch to a week or more.

The Brazilian Confederation of Workers in Education (CNTE) is coordinating the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?