Members of the national Coordinator of Education Workers (CNTE) arrived at the Zócalo in the capital, after marching from San Cosme, to protest against the educational reform of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador.
During the journey, the teachers stated that the new educational reform, which is about to be promulgated, is a «patched» law that does not convince the dissident Magisterium.
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«The dialogue has remained in good intentions without giving a solution, in fact, to various demands, such as the reinstatement of 586 ceased, as well as ending the wage withholdings, undue discounts, and administrative incidents arising from ignorance Of the rights enshrined in the 123 constitutional «, some members of the Coordinator stressed.
In addition, the professors of Oaxaca, Chiapas, Guerre, Michoacán and Mexico City demanded to compensate all the consequences of the educational reform promulgated in 2013 by the former president Enrique Peña Nieto.
The CNTE indicated that teachers reject «the legislative process of the educational reform of 4T», so they called for a stoppage of 72 hours and marches in different entities, in the absence of agreements with the federal government. »
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Many claimed that they were not aware that in the morning the president announced that next Monday afternoon he will receive leaders of the CNTE and the National Union of Education Workers (SNTE) in the National Palace.
The CNTE is expected to issue some pronouncement on the meeting with the federal president.
With the endorsement of 22 state congresses and that of Mexico City, the Permanent Committee of Congress declared the constitutionality of the educational reform, so it was referred to the Official Gazette of the Federation for publication.
The new reform will come into force starting tomorrow, May 16th.
With information from Reforma and Notimex
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