The newly appointed Minister of Public Education (MEP), Guiselle Cruz, met on Thursday with leaders of the Student Movement, the Movimiento Estudiantil de Secundaria (MEDSE) and signed a series of agreements, among which stands out that student are committed to no more closures of schools.

Education Minister Giselle Cruz looks on as the student movement leadership sign an agreement to end school closings and agree to peaceful manifestations

In addition, that all its protests will be peaceful.

The Minister promised to incorporate the leaders of this organization to the dialogue starting on July 17, that will take place in the 27 Regional Directorates of Education.

Students were also given official information about the FARO National Tests (Pruebas Nacionales) so that they can be analyzed and receive observations that will be presented to the Superior Council of Education.

Cruz was appointed Education Minister earlier this week. She was acting minister following the (forced) resignation of Edgar Mora earlier this month, the government conceding to student protests and trucker blockades.