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Does School Segregation Affect Student Success?

By Erica Surova | Director, Center for Community Analysis, New Mexico State University
School segregation still exists, and it remains pervasive across the United States—including New Mexico. Why is segregation still happening? And how does it affect students? The Center for Community Analysis looked at the data to find out.

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Why Does New Mexico Need a ‘Black Education Act’?

By Dr. Vickie C. Bannerman | Deputy Secretary: Identity, Equity and Transformation, New Mexico Public Education Department
Many educators are asking, “Why focus on Black education when there are so few Black kids in my school?” Inclusive, diverse, accurate education benefits all children, here’s why.

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Where Did the Teachers of Color Go?

By Kim Lanoy-Sandoval, LEAP Program Administrator
Nationally we are asking, “Where did all the teachers go?” For over a decade we have seen a decline in candidates entering the teaching profession. More so, we have seen a decline in teachers of color.