This Tuesday, basic education students in Mexico City will not have classes due to a work stoppage by members of the National Coordinator of Education Workers (CNTE).
The teachers will march from the Revolution Monument at 9:00 a.m. to the Ministry of Public Education (SEP) to demand a salary increase and job stability with immediate basification, in addition to the attention of those schools and services with a lack of teaching and management support staff.
The purpose of the movement is to establish a negotiation table with the Secretary of Public Education, Leticia Ramírez Amaya, and with the head of the Federal Educational Authority of Mexico City (AEFCM), Luis Humberto Fernández Fuentes.
Teachers demand a review of the school calendar to meet the educational, pedagogical, and psychological needs of students and teachers.
“In the fight for a 20 percent salary increase for the Contractual Review 2023; 8.2 percent salary stabilization ordered by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador; for the equalization of the salary to 16 thousand pesos as a measure of welfare,” said the teachers.
The National Coordinator of Education Workers (CNTE) also called for a mobilization for December 8 to demand that the federal government release the frozen positions of the leaders of Section 7 of the SNTE and reopen the savings bank, whose resources are frozen by the Ministry of Fees.
Through a live broadcast from the Facebook channel, after the end of a meeting with representatives of the Ministry of the Interior, the governor of Chiapas, Rutilio Escandón, as well as the head of the SEP and the state Ministry of Education, agreed on specific dates. for discussion of the issues, and on January 10, progress will be weighed.
Isael González, secretary of Section 7 of the SNTE, announced that on December 15 and 16, they will be called to mobilize in Mexico City, and actions must also be carried out in the state of Chiapas.
The meeting, he said, was led by the political leadership section of Chiapas, and the issues that afflict the state were raised, so “it is necessary to hold the march in the state on December 8 to ask for solutions.”