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Demonstrators holds a giant banner reading 'Education is not... News Photo2011-2012 Spanish Protests,Austerity,Banner - Sign,Education,Eurozone Debt Crisis,Government,Holding,Horizontal,Madrid,Politics,Protest,Protestor,SpainPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPDemonstrators holds a giant banner reading 'Education is not spending, it is investment. No to the cuts!' during a protest against government's austerity reforms and cuts in Madrid on December 13, 2012. Public spending on education has been cut by more than a billion euros this year compared with 2011, and public schools employed nearly 3,000 fewer teachers during the 2011-12 academic year, according to the education ministry. AFP PHOTO/ PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU (Photo credit should read PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU/AFP/Getty Images)