"Mexican public education is secular, free and accessible to all, as guaranteed in the constitution enacted in 1917, but its results are poor, according to statistics".
"This is the moment Mexico could take off and catch up with more developed countries," says David Calderón, director of Mexicanos Primero, an education advocacy group. "What's holding it back is education."
"Government oversight of the union-run system is so lax, the film says, that the Public Education Secretariat could not say how many teachers Mexico has".
"There's been cowardice on the part of the Mexican government because it's ceded the domain of education to the union",
1 1. Some schools must hold classes outdoors for lack of rooms.
1.1 2. no drinkable water
1.1.1 3. no teachers
184.108.40.206 4. Poor results
220.127.116.11.1 5. On average a Mexican receives eight years of schooling compared with about 13 years in the USA
18.104.22.168.1.1 6. Sixty-seven percent of school directors say teacher absenteeism is a chronic issue.
22.214.171.124.1.1.1 7. an unknown number of teachers work not in classrooms but on union and political matters
"There's been cowardice on the part of the Mexican government because it's ceded the domain of
education to the union
126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52.1 8. Private school students perform almost the same on standardized tests as public school pupils
184.108.40.206.220.127.116.11.1.1 9.Children being taught to memorize material, instead of solve problems.
18.104.22.168.22.214.171.124.1.1.1 10. Poor performances attributed to low teacher pay
126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206.1 SOLUTIONS ???
220.127.116.11.18.104.22.168.22.214.171.124.1.1 What its president and governors are doing to improve education in there of if they don't find
education a priority in their government's plans
126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206.1.1.1 EDUCATION IS NOT A PRIORITY IN MEXICO.