Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Students Protest Education Reform in Piazza Navona

Education reforms passed by the right-wing parliament had students protesting and clashing all over Italy today. A conflict erupted in Piazza Navona as right-wing and liberal groups picked up cafe chairs and threw them at opponents. Four people were treated for injuries. The education reforms may include budget cuts for university programs as well as instituting codes of conduct in elementary schools.

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