Free higher education will be guaranteed with a special fund that is not a substitute for the amounts allocated to public higher education institutions. Financial resources to the fund will be allocated annually on transparency, inclusion, and equity criteria.
By modifying the General Law of Higher Education (GLHE), the bill orders the State to strengthen teacher training colleges, universities, and updating centers.
The Lower Chamber's Education Commission Chairwoman Adela Piña highlighted that the bill was achieved through negotiation in consensus. It is expected that lawmakers pass it without changes.