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1 DECREE No. 112
THE LEGISLATURE OF THE REPUBLIC OF EL SALVADOR, CONSIDERING
I.- the first paragraph of Article 1 of the Constitution of the Republic establishes
that "El Salvador recognizes the human person as the origin and purpose of the activity of the state, which is organized for the attainment of justice, legal security and the common good".
II.- That the General Education Law, approved by Legislative Decree No. 917, dated December 12, 1996, published in the Official Gazette No. 242, Volume
No. 333, dated 21 December 1996, provides in Article 1 that "education is a lifelong process, personal, cultural and social training that is based on a comprehensive conception of the human person, his
dignity, their rights and of their duties. "
III.- according to official figures from the Ministry of Education, school enrollment for this year recorded a significant decrease
students in the previous year, presumably mostly as a result of rising levels of violence and migration of families who have seen the need to leave their homes in search of better
safe for their children.
IV.- That the mobility of students and not only due to insecurity
factors, but there are other reasons why they are in the need to move to another school, such as change of address and special educational needs, among others; so it is necessary to reform
the General Education Act to ensure the continuity of studies during the same academic year in each of the degrees and educational levels of those children, youth or adults who for various reasons
forced to abandon their studies.
in exercise of its constitutional powers and initiative of the Deputies: Lucía del Carmen Ayala Leon, Ana Mercedes Larrave de Ayala, Patricia Elena Gallardo Valdivieso and Deputy Juan Alberto Alvarez Valiente
DECREES the following:
GENERAL EDUCATION LAW Art. 1. hereby added one second paragraph of Article 64 of the General Education Law as follows:
"The Ministry of Education will regulate and govern the mobility of students when for cause was needed by moving from an educational center to another, during the same school year. The implementation of this measure will be undertaken by the directors of each school, to
request of the person concerned, respecting the procedures and submitting the relevant documentation. "
Art. 2. This Decree shall enter into force eight days after its publication in the Official Journal.
GIVEN IN THE BLUE ROOM OF THE LEGISLATIVE PALACE: San Salvador, on the tenth day of September in the year two thousand and fifteen.
LORENA GUADALUPE MENDOZA PEÑA, PRESIDENT.
GUILLERMO ANTONIO NAVARRETE GALLEGOS Ana Vilma Albanez de Escobar,
FIRST VICE. SECOND VICE PRESIDENT.
ORANTES SERAFIN JOSE RODRIGUEZ, NORMAN NOEL GONZALEZ Quijano,
THIRD VICE. FOURTH VICE.
SANTIAGO FLORES ALFARO,
GUILLERMO FRANCISCO MATA BENNETT, DAVID REYES ERNESTO MOLINA,
first secretary. Second Secretary.
MARIO ALBERTO GUERRERO TENORIO, REYNALDO ANTONIO LOPEZ Cardoza
Third Secretary. Fourth secretary.
JACKELINE AVALOS NOEMI RIVERA, JORGE ALBERTO ESCOBAR BERNAL, QUINTA Secretariat. SIXTH SECRETARY.
ABILIO Orestes MENJIVAR RODRIGUEZ, JOSE FRANCISCO LOPEZ MERINO, seventh Secretary. EIGHTH SECRETARY.
PRESIDENTIAL HOUSE: San Salvador, on the twenty eighth day of September in the year two thousand and fifteen.
Salvador Sanchez Ceren, President of the Republic.
Francisco Humberto Castaneda Monterrosa,
Deputy Minister of Education, chare.
OJ No 179 TOMO No. 409
DATE: October 1, 2015
FN / geg 10/26/2015
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