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Chile Education Reform

Bachelet Wins In Landslide On Promises Of Tax Hikes And Education Overhaul

Reuters | Posted 02.14.2014 | World

By Anthony Esposito SANTIAGO, Dec 16 (Reuters) - Center-leftist Michelle Bachelet promised major tax and education reforms to help ease Chile's socia...

Students Clash With Police In Chile

AP | Posted 01.10.2012 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile -- Thousands of students marched through the Chilean port of Valparaiso on Wednesday to demand more money for public education and to ...

Student Protests Rage On

AP | By EVA VERGARA | Posted 12.19.2011 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile -- Violence again hit Chile's capital Wednesday as small groups of hooded youths clashed with police and marred an otherwise peaceful ...

Chilean Students Set Up Blockades, Clash With Police

AP | Posted 12.18.2011 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile — Chilean students have erected fiery blockades in major streets of the capital and clashed with police on the first day of a tw...

Military Drafts Thousands In Chile, Blames Student Protest Movement

AP | Posted 12.17.2011 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile — Chile is giving nearly 57,000 18-year-olds one month to report for potential military duty, saying the government needs to fil...

After Police Crackdown, Chilean Protesters Call For Another Day Of Strikes

AP | FEDERICO QUILODRAN | Posted 12.07.2011 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile — Chile's union and student leaders called Friday for shutting down the nation's economy for a day in response to a police crack...

Student Protesters And Government Break Off Talks

AP | EVA VERGARA | Posted 12.06.2011 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile — Leaders of Chile's striking students broke off negotiations with the government Wednesday complaining of official intransigenc...

Chilean Students Resume Protests Pushing Education Reforms

AP | Posted 11.22.2011 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile -- Tens of thousands of demonstrators have marched in Chile's capital, resuming street protests to demand that the government increase...

Chilean Student Protests Turn Violent

AP | FEDERICO QUILODRAN | Posted 10.09.2011 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile — Violence erupted on the streets of Chile's capital and other cities Tuesday as tens of thousands of students staged another pr...