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Education Reform in Mexico 

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Maria Inés Taracena
Outside the communal tent for CNTE members from one of the regions in Chiapas.
Maria Inés Taracena
Enrique Santiz teaches boys and girls between 10 and 11.
Maria Inés Taracena
Maria Inés Taracena
Juana María Zebadúa, CNTE coordinator of the San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas region.
Maria Inés Taracena
It took protesters about 15 days to put together a massive tent, mostly using plastic fabric and rope.
Maria Inés Taracena
Maria Inés Taracena
Maria Inés Taracena
Maria Inés Taracena
CNTE members sell honey from Chiapas to raise funds.
Maria Inés Taracena
Chamomile tea.
Maria Inés Taracena
The camp overflows with food donations from supporters.
Maria Inés Taracena
Maria Inés Taracena
Maria Inés Taracena
An improvised shower made by fellow teachers.
Maria Inés Taracena
Water for the shower.
Maria Inés Taracena
Police in riot gear getting ready for a CNTE/allies protest to begin the afternoon of July 11, 2016.
Maria Inés Taracena
Maria Inés Taracena
Parents in support of CNTE teachers.
Maria Inés Taracena
A man mocks Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto with a donkey mask. The sign next to him reads, "Evaluate the President."
Maria Inés Taracena
Maria Inés Taracena
Maria Inés Taracena
Maria Inés Taracena
Maria Inés Taracena
Assassinated by the state.
Maria Inés Taracena
"If I march, I am a bad teacher. If I protest, I am a bad teacher. If I raise my voice, I am a bad teacher. But if I am silent, we will lose public education and our working rights."
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Maria Inés Taracena
Outside the communal tent for CNTE members from one of the regions in Chiapas.

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