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Mexico: Next Administration Targets Education Reform

MIN READAug 20, 2018 | 19:55 GMT

(Stratfor)

Esteban Moctezuma, the nominee for secretary of education in the next administration, said that the next government plans to amend constitutional and legal reforms that overhauled Mexico's education system in 2013. The government will hold public forums with stakeholders, such as teachers' unions, to take suggestions on how to alter the reform. Moctezuma did not specify which parts of the reform would change. The government will likely decide on the changes after the consultations are finished and when it's ready to hold a national referendum on the measures. The incoming administration will use potential repeal or amendment of education reform as a way of cementing its position as Mexico's most powerful political party. ...

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