Mexican teachers fight education reform

Teachers and their supporters in Mexico have clashed with riot police the capital city of Mexico City. The teachers were blocking main streets in the city in protest of education reforms. President Enrique Pena Nieto pushed through congress changes to the constitution, requiring teachers to undergo mandatory performance appraisals. At least two policemen were wounded and a teacher was arrested during the disturbances.
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Riot policemen arrest a teacher during a protest against the education reform in Mexico City on November 26, 2013. President Enrique Pena Nieto pushed through Congress changes to the constitution in order to require teachers to undergo mandatory performance appraisals. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Riot policemen try to prevent teachers and supporters from blocking main streets as they protest against the education reform in Mexico City on November 26, 2013. President Enrique Pena Nieto pushed through Congress changes to the constitution in order to require teachers to undergo mandatory performance appraisals. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Riot policemen use their shields to push teachers and supporters blocking main streets to protest against the education reform in Mexico City on November 26, 2013. President Enrique Pena Nieto pushed through Congress changes to the constitution on December in order to require teachers to undergo mandatory performance appraisals. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Riot policemen use their shields to push teachers and supporters blocking main streets to protest against the education reform in Mexico City on November 26, 2013. President Enrique Pena Nieto pushed through Congress changes to the constitution on December in order to require teachers to undergo mandatory performance appraisals. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Riot policemen try to prevent teachers and supporters from blocking main streets as they protest against the education reform in Mexico City on November 26, 2013. President Enrique Pena Nieto pushed through Congress changes to the constitution in order to require teachers to undergo mandatory performance appraisals. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Riot policemen stand guard to prevent teachers and supporters from blocking main streets as they protest against the education reform in Mexico City on November 26, 2013. President Enrique Pena Nieto pushed through Congress changes to the constitution in order to require teachers to undergo mandatory performance appraisals. At least two policemen were wounded and a teacher was arrested during the disturbs. (AFP/Getty Images)