After violence erupted between police and teachers in the southern state of Oaxaca over controversial education reforms, the Mexican government is now seeking a dialogue with teachers.
A heated debate has broken out in Russia over Stalin's legacy. Is teaching children about crimes committed under Stalin's rule "dangerous to their health?" An historian has taken the issue to court.
As for thousands in Turkey, a government decree ended Nuriye Gulmen and Semih Ozakca's careers. In protest, the pair started a hunger strike 113 days ago - they have languished in prison since their arrests on day 75.
Venezuela has been battling with a political and economic crisis for months which has now started to affect even music schools in the country. Anti-government protests and lack of money means kids rather stay home.
Many teachers are worried about losing their jobs, and parents expect chaos in the school system. Polish teachers have gone on strike for the first time since 2008. The fight over education reform could be a long one.
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