Last updateFri, 18 Jun 2021 4pm

Reopening schools: the plot thickens

Mexican President Lopez Obrador has announced a “historic agreement” between the federal education system and four television networks – media giants Televisa and TV Azteca, as well as the smaller Grupo Imagen and Multimedios – to broadcast classes starting August 24 to young people homebound in the pandemic, thus discarding in-person classes for the start of the 2019-2020 school cycle.