Thursday, September 12, 2013
A teacher pushes back into a police shield as he tries to break past a wall of riot police keeping teachers from blocking a main avenue, in Mexico City, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. Teachers disrupted the center of one of the world's largest cities for at least the 14th time in two months, decrying newly enacted education reforms that tries to break union control of Mexico's education system by requiring regular standardized teacher evaluations. President Enrique Pena Nieto dashed the teachers' hopes of blocking the overhaul when he signed the new testing system into law Tuesday.
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