The majority is coming for … your kids?

Standing in the way of 8 million +

On the heels of a massive landslide, what does the ruling majority want? Well, none other than do away with private education as we know it.

The government published a decree apparently abolishing Parent Associations at all schools – public and private. It replaces them with an Educational Council, made up of administrators, teachers, parents, students, workers, members of the community, and what not. (What about bloggers??)

Now, I don’t know the details of this thing, nor whether or not this story has legs. For all I know, it could be all bark and no bite. But there seems to be quite a bit of noise around this. What have you heard? Share in the Comments section.

Caracas Chronicles is 100% reader-supported. Support independent Venezuelan journalism by making a donation.