At 08:00 this Friday, March 18, the urban teachers of Santa Cruz They will concentrate on the fifth ring road of Cristo Redentor Avenue, where they will block the roads, in demand for items for education, leveling of hours and the stop to the fusion of courses, which exceeds the maximum of 30 students per classroom. For today the country’s educators have determined a stoppage of activities, so the measure will be replicated in other cities.
Osmar Cabrera, executive of the urban teachers of Santa Cruz, who is meeting with a delegation at the seat of government, stated that he hopes that this Friday morning they can meet with the Ministry of Education to talk.
He sees that there is some progress in two points of the demands, although in terms of items no solutions are seen, at the moment.
Teachers have requested at least 2,000 items -plus the 3,300 that have been receivedor in this management-, since the historical debt is 13,000 items throughout the country.
Cabrera pointed out that the executives of the 31 federations of urban teachers in the country are in La Paz to reach an agreement and believe that the The government’s counterproposal is a basis for continuing to negotiate.
The teachers have been demonstrating and marching at the seat of government since last March 8, although the teachers of Santa Cruz had already done the same in the city in previous weeks.
Last Monday, face-to-face classes returned in national territory and this strike interrupts the first week of workwhich has not been well received by parents and the Government itself