Education Minister says Cutbacks in Universities may be Revised

"If the economy experiences growth with the approval of the new Pension reform, we will resume," says the Minister of Education.

By Richard Mann, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Education Minister Abraham Weintraub has for the first time linked the reversal of the 30 percent cut in federal university funding to the approval of the pension reform.

Approved by the Committee on Constitution and Justice (CCJ) last month, the proposal should proceed for analysis by a Special Commission and then follow to Parliament.

During a hearing in the Senate Education Committee, on Tuesday 7th, to . . .

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