President Enrique Peña Nieto visited the Rodolfo Menéndez Elementary School
in the heart of Mexico City.
This school forms part of the 100% Schools
Program, designed to improve the quality of school infrastructure across the
The Rodolfo Menéndez School will involve
an investment of nearly three million pesos, to be spent on the refurbishment
and structural safety of the buildings as well as the repair of the school’s
toilets and multipurpose areas.
During the second stage, drinking
fountains will be built and accessibility and administrative areas will be
Finally, it will join the Full-time Schools
Program, be equipped with a cafeteria and increase its library stock.
The Rodolfo Menéndez School is a model
of what the government wishes to achieve through Education Reform: more and
better trained teachers, participatory parents, decent facilities and access to