Spanish students protest over education law

The protests were called by the Students Union with the biggest marches taking place in Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia

LAST UPDATED: 28 Apr, 2016 @ 10:29
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Student protestsTHOUSANDS of students held protests across Spain over the country’s education law, which changed the duration of university degrees and introduced fee hikes.

The protests were called by the Students Union with the biggest marches taking place in Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia.

The controversial bill increases the number of annual exams and reintroduced religion as a subject.

The government said it wanted to stem the school dropout rate.

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