On June 10, 2018, The 74 published an article by Ashley Inman that looks back on the week in ESSA-related news, and cited NewMexicoKidsCAN:

“Recently, officials from Albuquerque Public Schools signed off on the nation’s first school turnaround plans under the Every Student Succeeds Act,” Amanda Aragon, executive director of NewMexicoKidsCAN, writes here in The 74. While questions remain about the extent of the state’s authority to hold districts accountable, Aragon says this is a strong step forward for the state and will set nationwide precedents for things like accountability, turnaround, and “the limits of education reform within a new federal framework for public education.” Aragon concludes that New Mexico “has the leadership, the nationally regarded plan, and the urgent need for action,” and now “we’ll see if state officials can make the plan a reality.”

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