Here's a few facts that leftists hate.
The "student teachers" were in fact Normalistas. That would be young people who bought, or are buying, a teachers job. That in no way justifies their killing but when my nephew was a Normalista, which I paid for, the teachers' union wasn't interested in motivation or qualifications. No, for the union, if the money is there, they do not care.
The dream, of course, is to advance to "aviador". Those are teachers who don't even have to show up and still collect a paycheck 13 months a year. A friend of mine has three aunts who are aviadores. The aunts don't speak Spanish, can't read or write in any language, never attended a day of school, but now they're teachers and get the paycheck, use that excellent health facilities just for teachers, and will some day get a teacher's pension. And, all they have to do is kick back half their pay to the thug who made them teachers.
Now, why would someone want to buy a teacher's job. Well, they work four-hour days for less than 110 days a year. For the leftists, that means they work less than fifty-five normal work days a year and collect a paycheck for thirteen months of the year. Not bad. A taxi driver told me he was really a teacher. I laughed and said, "No, you spend a lot more time driving a taxi than you do teaching so you're a taxi driver who gets paid to be a teacher." He laughed.
The State of Oaxaca and the State of Utah have similar populations but Utah has around 25,000 teachers and Oaxaca has around 85,000. Gee, I wonder why that is? Do schools in Oaxaca have 10 students in a class. Not hardly. Well, what can it possibly be?
People have reached the point where they've had enough of the teachers' union and their accomplices in the government. ¡Ya Basta! Enough already!
But, believe me, the teachers' union, APPO, the Zapotistas sincerely appreciate the money suckers from the U.S. give them. Beats the hell out of working.