Milenio – The Congress of Tamaulipas seeks an amendment to the Education Act to impose harsher sanctions on the campuses that suddenly and without cause close their doors.
Dosssier Politico -The ASF has detected irregular payments to nonexistent staff in schools and electoral commissioner or staff union work. The irregularities in teachers pay grew 13.5 percent.
Financial Times – In Mexico’s rigid social hierarchy, holders of bachelors’ degrees revel in the deference the title licenciado bestows. However, the skills the country needs to attack its stagnant productivity are largely the ones that come from unsexy — and thus unpopular — vocational courses.
It is time for an image overhaul, believes Dieter Holtz, president of Laureate Education in Mexico.
Vanguardia – Institutions evaluating Mexico’s educational reform said that Oaxaca, Guerrero and Michoacan have “serious problems” and it they are ones that are political in nature.