American International Journal of Social Science

ISSN 2325-4149(Print), ISSN 2325-4165(Online) DIO: 10.30845/aijss

Can Mexico Achieve an Inclusive Education? An Analysis of Higher Education Policies of Recent Decades
Judith Pérez-Castro

The paper analyzes the changes that have been made in Mexican higher education policies, over the last two decades, regarding inclusion. Disability has been an issue of educational policies since 19th century, however, this problem was addressed from the perspective of special education and the governmental strategies were mainly focused on basic education. It was not until the end of 20th century that the concept of inclusion was gradually introduced in all educational levels. Nevertheless, until now, there has not been a federal program that helps people with disabilities to enter, remain and graduate from higher education.

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