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    New Mexico’s Governor Loses Dismissal Of Lawsuit She Promised Not To Appeal

    On the campaign trail in fall 2018, then-candidate Michelle Lujan Grisham proudly declared that she would not appeal New Mexico’s landmark educationlawsuit, Yazzie v. Martinez, which called foul on decades of inequitable distribution of education resources, particularly in Native communities. Lujan Grisham went so far as to demand a promise from sitting Gov. Susanna Martinez […] More

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    Where Are New Mexico’s Education Advocates Now?

    Re-posted with permission from Citizen Stewart by Chris Stewart. Public schools in New Mexico aren’t funding students equitably, so says the U.S. Department Education who accuse the state’s leaders of “diverting [$63 million] in federal Impact Aid grants” intended to help school districts that are disadvantaged by their low tax bases. The feds found that […] More