On Sept 11th, 2013, more than 9,000 participants from around the state joined in a telephone town hall to express their concerns and aspirations for New Mexico Public Education. Their responses show New Mexicans are ready for change. Here is a summary.
- 65% of participants feel students undergo too much standardized testing
- 68% of participants indicated a greater need for student support services at school
- 71% of participants thought class sizes are too large
- 94% of participants thought it was important that schools teach students how to problem solve
- 80% of participants feel they do not have a say in education policy.
It is Time to Change the Status Quo for New Mexico’s Public Education!
Keep The Promise For New Mexico’s Future
in partnership with
New Mexico PBS and The Corporation for Public Broadcasting
Central Region – Keep The Promise Education Town Hall
on Wednesday, October 16th, 2013
This is the first of 4 town halls across the state and will be focused on developing a community based vision for education in New Mexico. These Town Halls are opportunities for parents, students and educators to share YOUR vision for public education.
Together we can create real community-driven solutions to ensure a great education for all of New Mexico’s children.
Central Region Town Hall:
Wed, Oct. 16 from 6-7pm at the
UNM Continuing Education Conference Center Auditorium
1634 University Blvd. NE