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New Mexico: Keep the Promise for Kids

New Mexico   The transition to a new Republican governor in New Mexico has brought an assault on public education in the state, with proposals to cut more than $70 million from K-12 education, slash funds for higher education and workforce development; close early childhood education centers and programs that working families depend on; cut school nurses, librarians and other vital school staff; and impose a rating system for schools based solely on test scores. AFT New Mexico has joined with other community groups in the "Keep the Promise for New Mexico's Future" coalition that has developed a balanced plan to raise revenues for public schools and improve outcomes for children.

Online resources

  • Read about Keep the Promise for New Mexico's Future's agenda for adequately funding schools and improving education.
  • Become a fan of Keep the Promise for New Mexico's Future on Facebook.
  • Become a fan of AFT New Mexico on Facebook.

AFT news

AFT New Mexico Proposes Better Ways To Fund Education

Media coverage and other links

Education money is out there, AFT New Mexico president Christine Trujillo, New Mexican

Radio spot: Promise for New Mexico