Hallelujah! A Teachers’ Day without a CNTE Demonstration…Maybe…or Maybe Not

Hallelujah! A Teachers’ Day without a CNTE Demonstration…Maybe…or Maybe Not

By RICARDO CASTILLO     Every May 15, Mexico commemorates Teachers’ Day. But the festivities – celebrated at every school – public or private – by the millions of students, parents, labor unions, communities and government branches, who pamper teachers that day (even if it is just once a year), may turn out in 2019 to be … Continue reading “Hallelujah! A Teachers’ Day without a CNTE Demonstration…Maybe…or Maybe Not”

Mexican Education Bill Gets Lower House Approval

Mexican Education Bill Gets Lower House Approval

By RICARDO CASTILLO     After a long and weary debate on the night of Wednesday, April 24, that extended into the wee hours of Thursday, April 25, Mexico’s Chamber of Deputies voted to abolish the Education Reform “imposed” by former President Enrique Peña Nieto in 2013. President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) celebrated the backing he received … Continue reading “Mexican Education Bill Gets Lower House Approval”