El Tec de Monterrey, Zacatecas Campus

January 24th, 2006 by David

   Today I visited El Tec de Monterey, a private school in Zacatecas. Here I found yet another power point projector as well as two auditoriums full of students psyched to get out of class for a traveling Gringo.

Zacatecas Private School
Zacatecas Private School
Zacatecas Priate School

   Mexico is, on average, a much poorer country than the United States, yet it is also a much more unequal one (see my fact comparison). While most people in Mexico earn the minimum wage of $5 per day, many others live at first world standards. Many of the students at these private schools live at first world standards, and I am excited to talk to them not only because many use resources similarly to those of us in the U.S., but also because they are in a position to make change in their country.

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  1. […]    The most impressive city visited was Zacatecas, which, at 8,000 feet and 350,000 people, contains a great maze of cobblestone streets and buildings. I stayed an extra day in Zacatecas, talked with a school, and then camped atop a building in the center of town. (The shot on the right is of an epic battle I had with Poncho Villa). […]

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