Civil servants and public school teachers rally outside the Tourism Ministry in Hamra, Tuesday, May 13, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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Education Minister Elias Bou Saab warned Wednesday that an ongoing teachers strike over pay raises would cause a delay in college admissions, while the Union Coordination Committee announced preparations for its "widest coalition" to strike against the controversial salary scale.Grade 12 students held a sit-in Wednesday at the ministry to demand the correction of their official exams after teachers boycotted due to a failure in settling the wage hike dispute.The Union Coordination Committee announced Tuesday that protests would take place outside the Urban Planning building at 9 a.m. Wednesday while another delegation would take part in a sit-in inside the Education Ministry at 11 a.m.
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