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The Line: Extended School Year and the Education Rollout

NMiF: Aztec School Shooting

May 24, 2019  Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists look at the rapid rollout of new education programs, as school districts scramble to try to take advantage of new money from the state. 

Line Panelists:
Tom Garrity, The Garrity Group PR
Sophie Martin, attorney
Serge Martinez, professor, UNM School of Law
Rachel Sams, editor, Albuquerque Business First  

For Further Reading:

Many APS schools to start two weeks early – by Jackie KentKRQE 

APS: 8 schools will have extended school year – by Marian CamachoKOB 4 

New Mexico awards funding to schools to extend learning time  Associated Press

Public Education Secretary Karen Trujillo

NMiF: The Line panel - education

May 2, 2019 – Executive Producer Kevin McDonald sits down for New Mexico in Focus’ first one-on-one with the state’s new secretary of the Public Education Department, Karen Trujillo. They talk about her vision for educating New Mexico’s children and whether education policymakers need classroom experience.

Karen Trujillo, New Mexico Secretary of Public Education