On Feb. 2, Education Post published an op-ed by NewMexicoKidsCAN Executive Director Amanda Aragon:

So many things make New Mexico enchanting. There are sunsets over the Sandia Mountains, adobe buildings with hundred-year histories, lush green bosque surrounding our life-giving Rio Grande and hundreds of hot air balloons that dance in our October skies.

But the most beautiful part of New Mexico is our children—all 347,000 enrolled in public schools—and their ability to reach their full potential.

To deliver on that promise, I launched NewMexicoKidsCAN: The New Mexico Campaign for Achievement Now, a nonprofit organization committed to grassroots advocacy, truth-telling and working with lawmakers to win community-informed, student-centered and research-backed education policies.

Click here to read the full article.


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