Education: In Mexico

Cesar Lopez de Lara is interested in education. He is also Governor of the State of Tamaulipas, Mexico. And he has put the two together. First of all, by the exercise of almost arbitrary power, but supported by popular sentiment, he taxed everybody and everything. By this means he built up an educational fund of almost $2,000,000. With this fund he gathered together efficient teachers and employed an American architect to design school buildings, putting an American in full charge of the construction program. This American is to spend up to $1,000,000...

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