After the decree of the Ministry of Public Education (SEP), in which it is stated that no basic education student of this school year will be failed, Teresita de Jesús Zamora, professor at the University of Guadalajara (UdeG) and CBTIS 246, highlighted that this it was an “easy way out” to a complex problem such as desertion, and that is why teachers will focus more on regularizing students and not on new learning.
“For us math teachers, it is complicated because they arrive without knowing basic things like arithmetic or algebra that they should have from high school. It is somewhat complicated and it is also difficult for teachers to regularize them”.
He pointed out that schoolchildren are also affected because teachers have to adjust their curriculum to start with them from where they left off, so they cannot advance as they should.
“It was a solution taken quickly, an easy way out for a problem as complex as desertion, which comes with more factors such as economic or social”, he pointed.
She stressed that in the book she is co-author of, “Inquiries and findings. Productions of meanings of education in the Master’s in Educational Research”, the researchers highlight that, for example, when they talked with students at risk of dropping out, they said that it was to help at home or, in the case of women, they were prohibited from doing so. continue because they were told that it is useless because they are going to get married. Others did it because they migrated to another country because of crime and some more because of bullying.