High School students were on strike on Friday

Posted by on April 16th, 2011
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Not masses, but a growing activism among high school kids against the test scandal…

Turkish high school students shout slogans as ...

Turkish high school students shout slogans as they protest against a scandal in Turkey’s annual university entrance exam in Ankara, Turkey, Friday, April 15, 2011. The OSYM, the office that oversees the exam, has acknowledged a flaw in the way the test was devised. The office said some questions had ‘inadvertently’ been aligned according to a formula. About 1.7 million Turkish students took this year’s exam. The banner reads: ‘ ‘We are inadvertently on boycott’ in reference to the board’s head acknowledging that questions had ‘inadvertently’ been aligned according to a formula. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)

The Canadian Press: Turkish students skip class to protest alleged cheating in university entrance exam

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more photos here. A high school headmaster is reported to have locked the school doors so that students could not attend the demonstration…

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