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Americas How a Mexican teacher union thwarted president's education reform

A cornerstone measure designed to raise teacher performance has run aground. President Enrique Peña Nieto has made education a key plank of his reform agenda. 

Henry Romero/Reuters

Mexicans don't agree on much. But nearly everyone agrees that without reforming education – which delivers poor results despite generous public funding – talk of a Mexican renaissance under President Enrique Peña Nieto isn't likely to materialize.