How to support public education in

New Mexico

Know the Issues

These are the challenges and opportunities facing public education in New Mexico.

Education Funding

Education Funding

Fully funding public schools is the only way to ensure all students get the education they deserve, regardless of ZIP code.

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Educator Salary

Educator Salary

Fair wages allow educators to provide for their families and do what they love without going into debt. Fact: 1 in 5 educators must take a second job to get by. This is not sustainable.

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Gun Violence Prevention

Gun Violence Prevention

Students and educators deserve to learn and teach in a safe environment. That’s why we demand gun violence reform.

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Immigration

Immigration

Regardless of country of origin, all students deserve a quality education. We support comprehensive immigration reform that includes a path to citizenship, and rejects separating children from their families.

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Retirement Security

Retirement Security

Educators deserve access to the benefits they spent their lives paying for. Protecting pensions and Social Security ensures retired educators live with dignity.

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Vouchers

Vouchers

Taking already scarce funding from local public schools and giving it to private schools hurts student opportunities.

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They side with students

These elected officials support public education in your state.
Sen. Martin Heinrich (D)
U.S. Senate
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D)
Governor
Rep. Debra Haaland (D)
U.S. House, 1st Dist.
Rep. Xochitl Torres Small (D)
U.S. House, 2nd Dist.
Rep. Ben Ray Lujan (D)
U.S. House, 3rd Dist.
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Take action

Here's what you can do to support public education where you live.

1

Hold them accountable

For every child to have the opportunity to succeed, politicians must fight for quality public schools. Pledge to help us hold your elected officials accountable to New Mexico's students!

2

Spread the word

Post on social media to show your support for strong public schools.

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