A shortage of teachers at a government school in a village in Magwe Division’s Myaing Township is forcing parents to raise money to hire substitute teachers.
Military news report says that a scuffle broke out as the four men tried to overwhelm the soldiers and seize their firearms, resulting in an unintentional discharge.
Dozens were freed from jails across Burma on Friday morning, with expectant crowds hopeful that political prisoners will join them as day goes on.
At a school renown for discipline and training, former street kids are attempting to get their lives back on track.
Fifty-three education reform activists languish in jail, all of whom are considered prisoners of conscious by Amnesty International.
The release, which included several high-profile prisoners of conscience, comes after recent pressure on the Burmese government from the United States, as well as rights groups Amnesty International and Human…