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State Rep., Teachers Union President on PED Calendar Change Proposal

12.1.23 Albuquerque Teachers Federation President Ellen Bernstein and state Rep. Joy Garratt, an Albuquerque Democrat and former teacher, join Senior Producer Lou DiVizio in our studio to discuss the proposed calendar change for schools statewide. Lou asks the two what the disconnect is between the Public Education Department and a growing number of upset teachers, parents, elected officials and administrators. 

Correspondent: Lou DiVizio 

Rep. Joy Garratt, (D) District 29, Bernalillo County  
Ellen Bernstein, President, Albuquerque Teachers Federation 

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