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Teachers Cause Chaos In Mexico

AP | MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN | Posted 09.12.2013 | World

MEXICO CITY -- Thousands of striking teachers seized two of Mexico City's central thoroughfares on a double-pronged march to the president's residence...

Protesting Teachers Take Over Mexico City

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 10.29.2013 | World

MEXICO CITY — This sprawling metropolis of honking cars and 22 million harried people has been brought to its knees, not by an earthquake or its...

Corruption in Mexico

Shannon K. O'Neil | Posted 09.17.2013 | World
Shannon K. O'Neil

The current government and Attorney General's office now have numerous potential cases from which to choose -- all opportunities to set an example and begin changing the current dynamic by holding elected officials accountable.

Striking Mexican Teachers Set Fire To Party Office

AP | JOSE ANTONIO RIVERA | Posted 04.25.2013 | World

ACAPULCO, Mexico -- Striking teachers in Mexico's Guerrero state attacked the offices of four political parties and a building of the state's educatio...

La Maestra Is Gone so Let's Focus on the Education Reform

Sofia Aguilar | Posted 05.15.2013 | World
Sofia Aguilar

An educated population is critical in order for Mexico to tackle its myriad of problems. Public education is a fundamental right and if we are going to live up to our Western Democratic ideals, we must do everything to support the reform of our educational system.

Union Boss Not Taking Kindly To Prison

AP | Posted 05.01.2013 | World

MEXICO CITY — Mexican authorities say they have transferred jailed union boss Elba Esther Gordillo to another women's prison that has better med...

One Of Mexico's Most Powerful Women Jailed For Embezzlement

AP | E. EDUARDO CASTILLO and MARK STEVENSON | Posted 04.29.2013 | World

MEXICO CITY — The arrest of Mexico's most powerful union leader echoes the hardball tactics of Mexico's once-imperial presidency while pushing f...

Ed Today Sequestration In Your Schools? Mexico Teachers Union Leader Busted

Joy Resmovits | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics
Joy Resmovits

What's Sequestration, And Why Should You Care About It? The good folks at Politics K-12 have a lengthy, 12-part explainer on sequestration and schools.