translated from Spanish: Parents report that principal failed students for not having internet

The case of a high school principal from Monterrey, who allegedly failed between 60 and 70 students for failing to submit their work online, although they told her that they have no internet, is investigated by the State Commission on Human Rights of Nuevo León (CEDHNL).
Through a statement, CEDHNL noted that it became aware of the facts through journalistic notes that reported on a parent protest to denounce the director at the municipality’s government palace.
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According to the local info7 medium, the parents accused on Monday that the director of the 74th Secondary of the San Bernabé sector refused to receive the jobs in person, the same that they were unable to deliver online because they do not have the service at home.
Families argued that they did not have money to pay for internet service because the COVID-19 pandemic affected their economy.
«The principal has already failed us to several children, and pretend she wants the internet. We have no job and it does not lend itself at all, it has already failed almost everyone, between 60 and 70 students,» a parent said.
Parents asked the authorities to separate the principal from office and force the school to receive the students’ jobs.
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As part of its diligence, the Commission on Human Rights requested a report from the State Ministry of Education on the actions it has taken or will take to address this issue.
«CEDHNL will be aware of any complaints that may be filed in the case and will give a point of follow-up,» he concluded.
With info from Info7.
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