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Students protest education reform in Italy

By the CNN Wire Staff
A student, wearing a mask, reading: "I was cut," protests in front of the Italian Lower House in Rome on Thursday.
A student, wearing a mask, reading: "I was cut," protests in front of the Italian Lower House in Rome on Thursday.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Students upset at reforms that could put teachers out of work, news agency says
  • News agency says students protest in many cities
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  • Italy

(CNN) -- Students protesting government education reforms stormed the Colosseum and the Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy's official news agency reported Thursday.

The protests at the historic Italian sites were two of many demonstrations Thursday in many Italian cities, the ANSA news agency reported.

Students are unhappy that the reforms could leave thousands of teachers out of work, the agency said.

 
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