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Guatemalan Teachers Resist Neoliberal Transformation Of Liberal Education

ISSN:1089-1560
LADB Article ID: 51793
Category/Department: Guatemala
Date: 2006-03-09
By: Mike Leffert

The Guatemalan government has violated the universal right to education and the right to a free education. This is the assessment of a report from the country's Procuraduria de los Derechos Humanos (PDH), based on a countrywide study. PDH researchers found excessive charges, overpopulation, lack of teachers, deficiency of classrooms, lack of desks, and other problems, both in urban and rural schools.

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