Bou Saab checks on students sitting for their official exams in the south Lebanon city of Sidon on Saturday, June 14, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mohammed Zaatari)
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The education minister and the Union Coordination Committee announced Monday that the teachers will not correct official exams, calling on the Parliament to pass the wage hike as demanded.Bou Saab also said that he will preserve teachers' rights, and will not allow any further pressure to be put on them.Bou Saab also said he had contacted Finance Minister Ali Hasan Khalil, who agreed to provide all the necessary information about the salary scale and ensure the necessary revenues to impliment it.Due to this agreement, UCC's teachers announced they will proctor the exams, but promised to boycott the grading until the salary scale is passed.
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