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U.S. Southern Command delivers hygiene supplies to Costa Rica’s Education Ministry
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U.S. Southern Command delivers hygiene supplies to Costa Rica’s Education Ministry

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 24, 2020

The United States Southern Command delivered a significant donation of hygiene supplies to Costa Rica's Education Ministry (MEP) in a ceremony on Friday. The donation was arranged…

PHOTOS: La Carpio opens new school, 23 years in the making
Education
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Education
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PHOTOS: La Carpio opens new school, 23 years in the making

The Tico Times - March 22, 2018

When La Carpio inaugurated its new school yesterday, it was the culmination of 23 years of effort. That's right: 23. A new facility to replace the infamously…

Iconic Costa Rican high school suspends classes following student’s death
En paz descanse
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En paz descanse
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Iconic Costa Rican high school suspends classes following student’s death

The Tico Times - March 7, 2018

Repercussions have continued for Costa Rica's iconic public high school, the Liceo de Costa Rica, following last week's tragic student death. On Wednesday, Feb. 28, 12-year-old student…

Costa Rican lawmakers submit anti-bullying bill
Bullying
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Bullying
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Costa Rican lawmakers submit anti-bullying bill

L. Arias - November 7, 2014

Legislators from three parties on Thursday submitted a draft aimed to prevent, respond to and eventually eradicate bullying in Costa Rican schools. Bill No. 19,399 was drafted by Humberto Vargas,…

Teachers divided over resuming strike negotiations
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Newsletter
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Teachers divided over resuming strike negotiations

L. Arias - May 30, 2014

Education Minister Sonia Marta Mora on Friday morning met with supervisors of Costa Rica's 27 school districts and asked for a full report of teachers who do…

Teachers reject pay deal; education minister says get back to work
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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Teachers reject pay deal; education minister says get back to work

L. Arias - May 29, 2014

Education Minister Sonia Marta Mora on Wednesday evening said the government will no longer negotiate with unions until teachers return to the classrooms. “You must return to…

Unions members vote against deal to end teachers’ strike
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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Unions members vote against deal to end teachers’ strike

L. Arias - May 28, 2014

Public school representatives Wednesday at noon rejected an agreement drafted ​​last night by union leaders and government officials to end the nationwide teachers' strike that started May 5.…

Public teachers’ strike to continue next week
Politics
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Politics
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Public teachers’ strike to continue next week

L. Arias - May 23, 2014

Costa Rican Educators Union President Gilberth Díaz on Friday said a nationwide teachers' strike would continue into a fourth week. Unions will evaluate future actions on Tuesday,…

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Education minister orders intervention of ministry’s human resources department

L. Arias - May 16, 2014

Education Minister Sonia Mora on Thursday said officials are conducting an intervention of the ministry’s human resources department to determine the causes of a major failure in…

Education Ministry breaks its promise, fails to pay teachers, unions say
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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Education Ministry breaks its promise, fails to pay teachers, unions say

L. Arias - May 13, 2014

Leaders from public teachers' unions in Costa Rica on Tuesday accused the Education Ministry (MEP) of failing to live up to a promise to deliver back pay…