Hundreds of civil servants and public school teachers march toward Parliament in protest of the government's failure to pass a wage hike bill on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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The Union Coordination Committee warned Education Minister Elias Bou Saab Sunday against holding the official exams without the public school teachers and called for protests Monday.Bou Saab announced a backup plan last week in case public school teachers boycott the official exams over the standoff in the salary scale debate.The minister said he could use contract teachers and members of the Parents Committees to monitor and correct the tests. Gharib described the deal Bou Saab was seeking with contract teachers as an "insulting and unprecedented bazaar".
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