Hanna Gharib, the head of Secondary Teachers Associations, speaks during a teachers rally in front of the Grand Serail in Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011. (Mohammad Azakir/The Daily Star)
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The Union Coordination Committee announced Monday it would delay its strike set for Wednesday, stressing that it would continue boycotting the grading of the official exams.The UCC boycotted the grading of official exams for Grade 9 and 12 after lawmakers failed to pass the salary scale increase.Having supported the UCC's demands all the way, Education Minister Elias Bou Saab made a controversial decision Saturday to allow Grade 12 students to use their school grades to apply to universities in Lebanon and abroad.
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