Protesters return to the streets in defense of Manaus more resources to education

unified act against education resource contingency is being made this afternoon in the Saudade Square, Manaus center.
13/08/2019 14h49 - Updated 14/08/2019 14h26
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Called by unions and student movements, teachers, technical administrators and students of the Federal University of Amazonas (I trust) participate on the afternoon of Tuesday (13) in da Saudade Square, Manaus center unified act against education resource contingency, in defense of the autonomy of public universities and against pension reform.

In Manaus, representatives of CUSTOMS and Sintesam panfletaram, on the morning of this Tuesday, Resistance in the grove (in front of the campus Ufam). With sound car, protesters have invited everyone to participate and all the unified act, 15h, in da Saudade Square, in downtown.

Amazon indigenous peoples will participate in the "National Strike in Defense of Education, Democracy and against the Pension Reform "in Manaus. Organized for the IV March with the theme "Advancing and Accelerating Steps of Struggle for Existence and Full Life", the group has programming in the days (14) e (15) of August.

At the Institute of Social Sciences, Education and Animal Science (ICSEZ), in Parintins, the program starts at 18h with projects exhibition, the debate "Future up and Destruction of Public University" and Sarau Resistance with local artists, no campus.

National protest
According to the National Confederation of Education Workers (CNTE), there are acts scheduled in at least 170 cities of 26 States, and the Federal District. The national demonstration is a continuation of the May mobilization, organized in defense of maintaining the funds for higher education. For the National Union of Students (A), the contingencies announced by the government not only affect higher education, but also basic education, high school and literacy programs.

According to UNE, the protests are also against the proposal of the Ministry of Education (GUY) to establish the Future program is, what, Folder according to, seeks to strengthen the administrative autonomy, and financial management of universities and federal institutes. For unions and student movements, the project transfers responsibilities from governments to the market.

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