In the coming days, governor-elect Michelle Lujan Grisham will take the first major step to fulfill her sweeping campaign promises on education – appointing a secretary to lead New Mexico’s troubled Public Education Department.
Some focus on careers, others on college prep. The question is, do they work?
No state can afford to lose high-quality, educated workers, the key ingredient for a thriving economy.
Adult education can be a path to generational change. But in New Mexico, where it is estimated that a third of the adult population could benefit, only about 3 percent are served.