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New Ballot Proposal to Boost Education

7.15.2022  –The Line Panel explores an upcoming ballot initiative that would pull more money from New Mexico’s Land Grant Permanent Fund for use in education. That money would specifically target early childhood education, helping struggling students, extending the school year, and teacher compensation.

Host: Gene Grant

Line Opinion Panelists:
Merritt Allen, Vox Optima Public Relations
Sophie Martin, attorney
Michael Bird, public health consultant

For More Information:

Push to Tap NM Land Grant Permanent Fund for Education – Source NM

NM School Trust Feels Pressure, Voters Weigh Changes – KOB

Tribal Leaders Encourage Voters to Support School Fund on Ballot – KRQE