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Homework strike underway in Spain

During the month of November, parents in Spain are on strike in a protest over their children being given too much homework at the weekends. The homework usually requires parents’ input; hence the strike. Along with Ireland, Russia, Italy and

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Controversial new examinations now on hold in Spain

The acting Prime Minister of Spain, Mariano Rajoy, has said that controversial changes to the exam system that were announced in 2013 will now not go ahead. The proposed change would have seen students take two final examinations (révalidas) at

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Parents in Spain call “homework strikes” for November

Parents in Spain are taking action to protest at not only the amount of homework being given to their children – but also the increasing amount of time they are expected to help them. The so-called “homework strikes” will take

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