The head of the Ministry of Public Education (SEP), Delfina Gómez, reported that 30 of the 32 states of the country returned to face-to-face classes, and in a preliminary court they are counted that 11 million 426 thousand 026 students returned in 119 thousand 497 open schools and 970 thousand 617 teachers.
In a morning press conference led by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), the secretary explained that only Baja California Sur and Sinaloa did not return to the classroom due to the passage of hurricane “Nora”.
“The states that started yesterday were 30 states, remember that in the case of Baja California Sur and Sinaloa due to hurricane ‘Nora’ they did not return, however last night they informed me that fortunately everything is working well and on the weekend, or later on Monday, I inform you President, that they already return in these states.
“As regards the figures, I tell you they are preliminary: in terms of schools, we now have 119 thousand 497 schools that have already opened, for teachers 970 thousand 617, and for students 11 million 426 thousand 026.
“The factor that varies a bit is the number of students because by making a cut, more than 20 million students come out, however, until today we want to confirm it well, because There are little ones who didn’t show up yesterday until today, in that part that is in the middle.
And he added: “still this week we are going to be in this data confirmation process, we do not want to give wrong data, we want to give very precise data, and those are the data that were counted child by child and that are real. Already in the next few hours we will be giving and updating this information “.
In the National Palace, the head of Mexico’s educational policy indicated that among the pending actions is to carry out a school-by-school census, school dropout detection and visiting schools.
“What actions do we have penitent about? Indeed the school-by-school census. Let us remember that Veracruz is a special case, as well as Puebla, Hidalgo (due to the effects of hurricane” Grace “) visiting this school-by-school census. There are some municipalities, especially There are 10 affected municipalities in Veracruz and that we are carrying out and there the program La Escuela es Nueva will participate in that census together with the government of Veracruz, Puebla and right now we will also see those affected by “Nora”.
“The second is the detection of school dropouts, that is also being seen and these days it will be possible to define the number. That will allow us if it did not arrive because it was due today or because it will not arrive and know the causes and guide them to arrive and there the participation of Unicef that has been helping us will be very important. And the other is the visit of the schools where we are doing the monitoring, “he said.
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