The Line: Education Reforms

1230 Ed Reform Bills

January 25, 2019 – There’s an avalanche of education proposals in the Roundhouse this year, as lawmakers look to fix parts of the education system found lacking in the Yazzie/Martinez vs. State of New Mexico lawsuit. Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists debate a flurry of those bills, and late-breaking news about the new nominee to lead the state Department of Education.

Line Panelists:
Martha Burk, political psychologist and women’s issues expert
Justine Fox-Young, former state representative
Tom Garrity, the Garrity Group PR
Eric Griego, former NM state senator

For Further Reading:
Democrats split on charter school cap in New MexicoRobert Nott, Santa Fe New Mexican
Districts onboard with a longer school yearShelby Perea, Albuquerque Journal
Lawmakers review bill to fix New Mexico’s education system Rachel Knapp, KRQE Media
Governor appoints Karen Trujillo as new PED secretaryDan Boyd, Albuquerque Journal

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