Teachers' Sit-Down Strike in the Philippines?
|The Philippine Star|
|Philippine Daily Inquirer|
|The Manila Times|
The sit-down strike staged by the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) in the Philippines is nowhere to be found in any of the above leading newspapers in the country. It might just be a coincidence but two papers even have photos of pupils in elementary schools participating in an earthquake drill:
This is in marked contrast with the teachers' strike that happened in Chicago on September 10, 2012:
|Above copied from|
University of Chicago Harper Lecture with Timothy Knowles
Yet, what public school teachers did yesterday seem not newsworthy to the Philippines' major dailies.