Saturday, February 24, 2024

AMLO calls for the end of Mejoredu

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) proposed the disappearance of the National Commission for the Continuous Improvement of Education (MEJOREDU), transferring his responsibilities to the Ministry of Public Education (SEP).

This proposal is part of the set of constitutional reforms that it sent to the Chamber of Deputies, which seeks, apart from MEJOREDU, the extinction of the following autonomous constitutional bodies:

The Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT).

The National Council for the Evaluation of Social Development Policy (Coneval).

The National Hydrocarbons Commission (CNH).

The National Institute of Transparency, Access to Information, and Protection of Personal Data (INAI).

The Federal Economic Competition Commission (COFECE).

The Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE).

The government expects that the released budget adjustment will be allocated to support the distribution of pensions and social programs it promotes.

To have a clear view of the problem, the total budget given to the aforementioned organizations from 2018 to 2024 is equivalent to 5,385,591.03 bimonthly pensions for the welfare of older adults,” expressed the initiative.

According to President López Obrador’s project, MEJOREDU This is done through the constitutional reform of education matters, which was published in the Official Gazette of the Federation on May 15, 2019, as a decentralized public body with technical, operational, budgetary, decision-making, and management autonomy, with its own legal personality and assets, not sectorized, in charge of coordinating the National System for Continuous Improvement of Education.

This body replaces the National Institute for the Evaluation of Education (INEE), which in turn is an autonomous constitutional body created by adding Section IX to Article 3 of the Political Constitution of the United Mexican States as part of the reform of the Fundamental Law that was published. in the Official Gazette of the Federation on February 26, 2013, which is called ‘Education Reform’.

He pointed out that the elimination of INEE at the time was because, beyond its evaluation functions, it was “understood as an instrument of persecution for the teaching profession.”

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