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NOW ANNOUNCING: NewMexicoKidsCAN’s 2021 Policy Priorities

New Mexico’s 2021 Legislative Session has commenced. Just as Covid-19 has impacted every part of our lives, it has also impacted the Legislative session. Although this year’s session will be conducted virtually–with the public and advocates shut out of the Roundhouse-our commitment to fighting for an improved education system for our 330,000 students is stronger than ever before. We can’t do it alone. Are you ready to use your voice to advocate for our students?

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Special Session Education Budget Summary

In June, the New Mexico Legislature met in a special legislative session with the goal to amend the previously passed FY21 budget to address a $2 billion budget deficit. Earlier this week, Governor Lujan Grisham signed the amended budget. Here’s what you need to know about what it means for education