FIRED UP:The high-school campaigners said they would continue their effort to force the retraction of what they describe as ‘China-centric’ curriculum guideline changes
Date: Jul 14, 2015
By: Wu Po-hsuan / Staff reporter
Students forced their way into the K-12 Education Administration building in Taipei
yesterday, promising further action by the end of the week if controversial high-school curriculum guidelines are not withdrawn.
About 50 students gathered at the agency’s building — part of the Ministry of Education — at about 3pm, seeking to present their demands to agency officials.
Thirteen forced their way into building before employees pulled a metal gate in front of the entrance.
A standoff followed, as students outside the building forced the gate up, but were unable to break through an interior police cordon. [FULL STORY]