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Help Us Rebuild Their Schools, Their Homes, Their Lives.
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We are a group of parents, businessmen, children and young Mexicans studying abroad, worried about the future of our country. Today we are promoting Global School Spirit to help with the rebuilding and reconstruction of schools, and replacement of school equipment damaged by the earthquakes that hit us in September 2017. This initiative adds to, –and honors– the effort and solidarity shown by our society.

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Not enough inspectors to check out schools

October 4, 2017      Mexico News Daily

It could be another two weeks before all students have returned to classes in the state of México because there are not enough inspectors to check the structural safety of schools in the aftermath of the September 19 earthquake.
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4 million students are without classrooms

October 5, 2017      Mexico News Daily

More than two weeks after the September 19 earthquake and almost a month since last month’s first major temblor, at least 4 million students across 10 states still haven’t gone back to school because they don’t have safe classrooms to which to return.
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It will cost 13 billion pesos to rebuild schools

September 28, 2017      La Jornada

At least 577 schools need to be rebuilt because of the earthquakes on September 7th and 19th. Mexico’s Secretary of Public Education reported that 12, 931 schools were damaged. This will require an expenditure of 13 billion pesos. In ten states of the country only 8.1 million students have returned to classes while 8.3 million are still waiting.
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Mexico quake damage could surpass $2 billion

September 27, 2017     ABC News

President Enrique Pena Nieto said Wednesday that preliminary accounting of the damage caused by the two big earthquakes that hit Mexico this month could cost upward of $2 billion (38.1 billion pesos). Pena Nieto stressed that damage assessments were continuing, especially in hard-hit Mexico City. But preliminary estimates put repairing and rebuilding schools in several states and the capital at nearly $750 million (13.6 billion pesos).
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In Earthquake Aftermath, It's Uncertain When Kids In Mexico Will Return To School

September 27, 2017    NPR

Many schools have gotten the green light to reopen, but others are either damaged or near damaged buildings. That uncertainty is putting a lot of stress on parents and kids hoping to get back to normal.
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