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Mexican Students Head Back to Public School Classes

PULSE NEWS MEXICO More than 25 million Mexican public preschool, primary and secondary education students are due to return to in-person classes on Monday, Aug. 29. Mexico’s 2022-2023 school year will last through July 26 of next year, with an obligatory and controversial study plan designed by the Public Education Secretariat (SEP) to showcase the government of President Andrés Manuel

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AMLO’s Questionable Candidate for State of Mexico Governor

OPINION By ALEJANDRO ENVILA FISHER The nomination of Secretary of Public Education (SEP) Delfina Gómez Álvarez as the leftist National Regeneration Movement (Morena) party’s candidate for the governorship of the State of Mexico (EdoMéx) says a lot about the current state of politics in Mexico. The economic importance and electoral weight of the State of Mexico, just outside Mexico City,

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Maccise Montes Urales Building Is Hotbed of Dirty Dealings

OPINION By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS It isn’t hard to find dirt on Mexico’s Maccise family, a devious mafia of media power and political imposition based out of Toluca, in the State of Mexico (EdoMéx), that has used its money and political clout to influence elections, silence reporters and bulldoze legislation for its own agenda for more than three decades. The family’s

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Mexico Raises Teachers Salaries by 7.5 Percent, Union Demands 25 Percent

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF All Mexican public teachers who making less than 20,000 pesos will receive on average a 7.5 percent pay hike, Public Education Secretary Delfina Gómez announced Sunday, May 15, the country’s official Teacher’s Day. The new salary increases will be staggered in three segments of 3 percent, 2 percent and 1 percent, Gómez explained during

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AMLO’s Latest Ballistic Missile Is Aimed at Education

OPINION By ALEJANDRO ENVILA FISHER After a resounding failure to pass his controversial electricity reform bill in the April 17 vote at the Chamber of Deputies, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) and his leftist, in-power National Regeneration Movement (Morena) party have set their aim on yet another target: the opposition. That campaign is gaining traction by Morena further

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AMLO’s Pedagogic Reform: Education or Indoctrination?

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF The education reform being imposed by Mexico’s leftist Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) administration — which will affect both curriculum and texts for all levels of public education, from pre-school to high school — is nothing short of a political rewriting of history to favor the institutionalization of the president’s National Regeneration Movement (Morena)

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