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Escrito por ZihuaRob desde ( el día jueves, 13 de diciembre, 2007 a las 10:13:28 horas :

En respuesta a: youth connection in Z escrito por S2B desde ( el día jueves, 13 de diciembre, 2007 a las 07:51:18 horas :

The Netzahualcoyotl school has turned out to be one of the biggest scams in Zihuatanejo in recent years. Built with the donations of many generous but unsuspecting foreigners, the original purpose of the school was not to educate but to fulfill a legal requirement so that the squatters on that hillside could get title to the lands they illegally occupied (a goal they have accomplished). The directora (principal) of the school has been the center of much controversy for allegedly misusing donated funds and charging illegal fees to the families of the students (public education is supposed to be free and any student costs at this school are supposed to be covered by the donations), and recently 4 or 5 of the teachers resigned in protest over the irregularities committed by the directora, who appears to have political interests.

Perhaps you should write your former neighbors and advise them that they are getting mixed up in some potentially ugly local controversy, and perhaps they should consider a different school since this one seems to receive a disproportionate amount of attention from foreigners while at the same time being the center of much controversy locally. This supposedly "bilingual school for indigenous children" is not what it appears to be. There are much needier and more deserving schools in our region.

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