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Students Take to the Streets in Chile Over Education
University and High School students clash with police over education. 
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Protesters throw stones at riot police from behind a barricade made from street signs and traffic lights on the second day of a national strike in Santiago, Chile, Thursday Aug. 25, 2011. Chileans marched Thursday, demanding profound changes in the country's heavily centralized and privatized form of government. Union members, students, government workers and Chile's center-left opposition parties joined the nationwide two-day strike. (AP Photo/Jose Miguel Rojas)
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** CORRECTS BYLINE ** Protesters throw stones at riot police on the second day of a national strike in Santiago, Chile, Thursday Aug. 25, 2011. Chileans marched Thursday, demanding profound changes in the country's heavily centralized and privatized form of government. Union members, students, government workers and Chile's center-left opposition parties joined the nationwide two-day strike. (AP Photo/Jose Miguel Rojas)
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Riot police detain a demonstrator on the second day of a national strike in Santiago, Chile, Thursday Aug. 25, 2011. Chileans marched Thursday, demanding profound changes in the country's heavily centralized and privatized form of government. Union members, students, government workers and Chile's center-left opposition parties joined the nationwide two-day strike. (AP Photo/Jose Miguel Rojas)
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Protesters throw stones at an armored police vehicle spraying tear gas during the second day of a national strike in Santiago, Chile, Thursday Aug. 25, 2011. Chileans marched Thursday, demanding profound changes in the country's heavily centralized and privatized form of government. Union members, students, government workers and Chile's center-left opposition parties joined the nationwide two-day strike. (AP Photo/Sebastian Silva)
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A riot police raises his baton to strike a protester after clashes between demonstrators and police broke out during the second day of a national strike in Santiago, Chile, Thursday Aug. 25, 2011. Chileans marched Thursday, demanding profound changes in the country's heavily centralized and privatized form of government. Union members, students, government workers and Chile's center-left opposition parties joined the nationwide two-day strike. (AP Photo/Sebastian Silva)
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A protester kicks a tear gas canister during clashes with police in the second day of a national strike in Santiago, Chile, Thursday Aug 25, 2011. Chileans marched Thursday, demanding profound changes in the country's heavily centralized and privatized form of government. Union members, students, government workers and Chile's center-left opposition parties joined the nationwide two-day strike. (AP Photo/Jose Miguel Rojas)
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People demonstrate in support of Chile's students in Santiago, Chile, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2011. Students have been striking calling for free and equal quality education. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)
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Protesters clash with police during a student protest in Santiago, Chile, Thursday July 14, 2011. High school and university students have been protesting for days to press for demands including free public transit passes and better quality education. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)
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Students hold up signs that read in Spanish "Study to fight...fight to study...," left, and "The government is the assassin" inside a high school where five students are on hunger strike in Buin, Chile, Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011. Chile's largest union coalition, representing about 13 percent of the work force and many government employees, are calling for a strike for Wednesday and Thursday to join forces with high school and university students who have boycotted classes for three months now. They want to replace Chile's dictatorship-era constitution, which concentrates vast power in the presidency, with a new charter that enables popular referendums and makes free education a right for all citizens. They also want pension reforms, a new labor code and more investments in health care. (AP Photo/Roberto Candia)
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A student poses for pictures as he demonstrates during a protest in Santiago, Chile, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011. Students have been striking for more than two months and marching by the tens of thousands calling for free and equal quality education. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)
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A student sits on top of a barricade made with school chairs and tables at the main entrance of a high school where five students are on hunger strike in Buin, Chile, Tuesday Aug. 23, 2011. Chile's largest union coalition, representing about 13 percent of the work force and many government employees, are calling for a strike for Wednesday and Thursday to join forces with high school and university students who have boycotted classes for three months now. They want to replace Chile's dictatorship-era constitution, which concentrates vast power in the presidency, with a new charter that enables popular referendums and makes free education a right for all citizens. They also want pension reforms, a new labor code and more investments in health care. (AP Photo/Roberto Candia)
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High school student Felipe Sanhueza, 18, rests inside a classroom during his hunger strike, along with four other students, in Buin, Chile, Tuesday Aug. 23, 2011. Sanhueza said he has been on a hunger strike for 35 days. The sign at left reads in Spanish "Free education now." Chile's largest union coalition, representing about 13 percent of the work force and many government employees, are calling for a strike for Wednesday and Thursday to join forces with high school and university students who have boycotted classes for three months now. They want to replace Chile's dictatorship-era constitution, which concentrates vast power in the presidency, with a new charter that enables popular referendums and makes free education a right for all citizens. They also want pension reforms, a new labor code and more investments in health care. (AP Photo/Roberto Candia)
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High school student Matias Ortega, 18, rests inside a classroom during his hunger strike in Buin, Chile, Tuesday Aug. 23, 2011. Ortega said he has been on a hunger strike for 35 days. Chile's largest union coalition, representing about 13 percent of the work force and many government employees, are calling for a strike for Wednesday and Thursday to join forces with high school and university students who have boycotted classes for three months now. They want to replace Chile's dictatorship-era constitution, which concentrates vast power in the presidency, with a new charter that enables popular referendums and makes free education a right for all citizens. They also want pension reforms, a new labor code and more investments in health care. (AP Photo/Roberto Candia)
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High school student Francia Garate, 18, rests inside a classroom during her hunger with four other students in Buin, Chile, Tuesday Aug. 23, 2011. Chile's largest union coalition, representing about 13 percent of the work force and many government employees, are calling for a strike for Wednesday and Thursday to join forces with high school and university students who have boycotted classes for three months now. They want to replace Chile's dictatorship-era constitution, which concentrates vast power in the presidency, with a new charter that enables popular referendums and makes free education a right for all citizens. They also want pension reforms, a new labor code and more investments in health care. (AP Photo/Roberto Candia)
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High school student Fabiola Pilquil, 17, rests inside a classroom during her hunger with four other students in Buin, Chile, Tuesday Aug. 23, 2011. Chile's largest union coalition, representing about 13 percent of the work force and many government employees, are calling for a strike for Wednesday and Thursday to join forces with high school and university students who have boycotted classes for three months now. They want to replace Chile's dictatorship-era constitution, which concentrates vast power in the presidency, with a new charter that enables popular referendums and makes free education a right for all citizens. They also want pension reforms, a new labor code and more investments in health care. (AP Photo/Roberto Candia)
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Chilean students demonstrate during a protest in Santiago, Chile, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011. Students have been striking for more than two months now and marching by the tens of thousands calling for free and equal quality education. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)
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Protesters receive water from a police water canon vehicle in Santiago, Chile, Thursday, July 14, 2011. High school and university students have been protesting for days to press for demands including free public transit passes and better quality education. (AP Photo/Sebastian Silva)
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Students march to demand an improvement in the public education system in Santiago, Chile, Thursday July 14, 2011. High school and university students have been protesting for days to press for demands including free public transit passes and better quality education. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)
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People walk past next to a burning public booth during student demonstrations in Santiago, Chile, Thursday Aug. 4, 2011. Riot police battled high school and university students in the streets of Chile's capital on Thursday, firing water cannons and tear gas and using officers on horseback to break up flaming barricades. At least 527 people were detained, authorities said. (AP Photo/Pablo Villagra)
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A protester wearing a pig mask shows fake money during a student protest in Santiago, Chile, Thursday July 14, 2011. High school and university students have been protesting for days to press for demands including free public transit passes and better quality education. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)
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People march during a protest by students demanding access to free quality public education in Santiago, Chile, Sunday, Aug. 7, 2011. (AP Photo/Aliosha Marquez)
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A protester wearing a mask in the likeness of Chile's President Sebastian Pinera points an umbrella at the camera during a protest by students in Santiago, Chile, Thursday July 14, 2011. High school and university students have been protesting for days to press for demands including free public transit passes and better quality education. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)
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Students Take to the Streets in Chile Over Education

University and High School students clash with police over education. 

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