Equitable & Sufficient Education Resources

Our school system’s funding in the state has still not been restored to pre-recession levels, and our schools are chronically under-funded. We also need a more equitable distribution of resources concentrating on students in need.

 

EDUCATION FINANCE STATISTICS CENTER

The Education Finance Statistics Center provides financial information such as total revenue, total expenditure as well as expenditures per student. on public schools, private schools as well as specific school districts.

 

NEW MEXICO STATE BUDGET

This guide is designed as a companion to the Citizen’s Guide to the New Mexico State Budget, which
provides a description of the budget development and appropriation process

 

IS SCHOOL FUNDING FAIR

The fourth edition on school funding “fairness” has been published by the Rutgers Graduate School of Education & Education Law Center – “In this report, “fair” school funding is defined as a state finance system that ensures equal educational opportunity by providing a sufficient level of funding distributed to districts within the state to account for additional needs generated by student poverty.”


 

SCHOOL BUDGET HOLD’EM

Playing the right cards can create lasting improvement — transforming your district to make the most of every budget dollar, while increasing student success.

 

LCPS TOWN BUDGET MEETING

Read about the current status of Las Cruces Public Schools

 

VOICES FOR CHILDREN

New Mexico Public School Funding: Still Well Below Pre-Recession Levels

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