Hungarian Teachers Protest Against Orban Education Overhaul

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  • Protesters demand less centralization, more pay for teachers
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Thousands of Hungarian teachers kicked off protests against Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s overhaul of the school system after a centralization push and the deepest cuts to education spending in Europe angered faculty and left schools short of basics including chalk.

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