He also announced plans to take on the teachers’ union, a fearsome organisation that long enjoyed a cosy relationship with the PRI. Mexico’s schools are the worst in the OECD, a club of mainly rich countries, largely because the union controls teacher recruitment and training. The president says he wants to professionalise training and to ban hereditary teaching jobs...Hereditary teaching jobs.
With a little help from my friends
The Economist | Dec 8th 2012 | MEXICO CITY
That's a new one on me.