General Education Law Reformed By Adding A Subsection 2, To Art. 64

Original Language Title: REFÓRMASE LEY GENERAL DE EDUCACIÓN ADICIONANDO UN INCISO 2°, AL ART. 64

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LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY-REPUBLIC OF EL SALVADOR

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DECREE NO 112

THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE REPUBLIC OF EL SALVADOR,

CONSIDERING:

I.-That the first paragraph of Article 1 of the Constitution of the Republic establishes

that: " El Salvador recognizes the human person as the origin and the end of the activity of the State, which is organized for the the achievement of justice, of legal certainty and of the common good ".

II.-That the General Law of Education, approved by Legislative Decree No. 917, dated December 12, 1996, published in Official Journal No. 242, Volume

N ° 333, dated December 21, 1996, states in its article 1 ° that: "Education is a process of permanent, personal, cultural and social formation that is based on an integral conception of the human person, of his

dignity, of his rights and of his duties."

III.-According to official figures from the Ministry of Education, school enrollment for the current year shows a significant decrease in students in

compared to the previous year, presumably the majority as a consequence. of the increasing rates of violence and the migration of families who have been seen in the need to leave their places of residence in search of better

safety conditions for their children.

IV. students not only obeys

insecurity, but there are other causes for which These are seen in the need to change to another Educational Center, such as change of address and special educational needs, among others; so it is necessary to reform

the General Law of Education in order to guarantee the continuity of the studies during the same school year, in each of the grades and educational levels, of those children, young people or adults who for various reasons are forced

to abandon their studies.

BY TANTO,

in use of their faculties Constitutional and on the initiative of the Diputadas: Lucia del Carmen Ayala de León, Ana Mercedes Larrave de Ayala, Patricia Elena Valdivieso de Gallardo, and Deputy Juan Alberto

Valiente Alvarez.

DECCRETA, the following:

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REFORM OF GENERAL EDUCATION LAW

Art. 1.-Add a second paragraph to Article 64 of the General Education Act as follows:

" The Ministry of Education will regulate and regulate student mobility when, for justified reasons, they need to move from a Educational Centre to another, during the same school year. The execution of this measure will be carried out by the Directors and Directors of each Educational Center, to

request of the interested person, respecting the procedures and presenting the respective documentation ".

Art. 2.-This Decree shall enter into force eight days after its publication in the Official Journal.

GIVEN IN THE BLUE HALL OF THE LEGISLATIVE PALACE: San Salvador, ten days of the month of September of the year two thousand fifteen.

LORENA GUADALUPE PEÑA MENDOZA, PRESIDENT.

GUILLERMO ANTONIO GALLEGOS NAVARRETE, ANA VILMA ALMASEZ DE ESCOBAR,

FIRST VICE PRESIDENT. SECOND VICE-PRESIDENT.

JOSÉ SERAFIN ORANTES RODRÍGUEZ, NORMAN NOEL QUIJANO GONZÁLEZ,

THIRD VICE-PRESIDENT. FOURTH VICE-PRESIDENT.

SANTIAGO FLORES ALFARO,

FIFTH VICE PRESIDENT.

GUILLERMO FRANCISCO MATA BENNETT, DAVID ERNESTO REYES MOLINA,

FIRST SECRETARY. SECOND SECRETARY.

MARIO ALBERTO TENORIO GUERRERO, REYNALDO ANTONIO LÓPEZ CARDOZA,

THIRD SECRETARY. FOURTH SECRETARY.

JACKELINE NOEMI RIVERA AVALOS, JORGE ALBERTO ESCOBAR BERNAL, FIFTH SECRETARY. SIXTH SECRETARY.

ABILIO ORESTES RODRÍGUEZ MENJÍVAR, JOSÉ FRANCISCO MERINO LÓPEZ, SEVENTH SECRETARY. EIGHTH SECRETARY.

PRESIDENTIAL HOUSE: San Salvador, at twenty-eight days of September of the year two thousand fifteen.

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PUBESQUIESE,

Salvador Sánchez Cerén, President of the Republic.

Francisco Humberto Castañeda Monterrosa,

Deputy Minister of Education, Encharge of the Dispatch.

D. O. N ° 179 TOMO N ° 409

DATE: 1 October 2015

FN/geg 26-10-2015

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