Education Minister Elias Bou Saab speaks to a student during his tour of a school in Beirut in June to check on Grade 12 students on their first day of official exams. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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Education Minister Elias Bou Saab reiterated Wednesday that the official exams would not be graded until Parliament passed the wage hike, calling on political parties to hold education apart from their rivalries.Bou Saab highlighted the need to hold the education matters apart from the political strife, calling on all parties to cooperate with Speaker Nabih Berri to find a solution to the dispute.The UCC was also holding the 24-hour sit-in at the Education Ministry in an effort to add more pressure on politicians to reach an agreement over the long-delayed salary scale adjustment.The unions pledged to hold a strike every Wednesday until the new wage scale was endorsed.
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