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In 2008, Think New Mexico published a report detailing the research that smaller schools not only tend to perform better academically, but also tend to be safer for students. As we work to address the growing epidemic of school violence, smaller schools are an important piece of the solution.

“New Mexican lawmakers included $40 million for improving school safety in this year’s state budget. Lawmakers should also consider what they might do about a surprising and often overlooked factor in school shootings: they are disproportionately concentrated in larger schools.”
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I have tried to share this post and FB won’t let me.

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The size of many NM public schools blows my mind- no way they are able to serve all of the students' individual needs

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We are delighted to have Elena Purcell as one of our stellar 2018 Summer Leadership Interns! Elena is an Albuquerque native and a rising senior at Wellesley College, where she is majoring in Economics and Latin American Studies and is actively involved with Wellesley College Television (WCTV), previously serving as treasurer and head writer. She has also interned with Senator Martin Heinrich’s D.C. office, the New Mexico Center on Law and Poverty, and the Joint Economic Committee Democrats. After graduation, Elena hopes to return to NM and work on local initiatives advocating for social welfare, immigrant rights, and economic mobility. ... See MoreSee Less

We are delighted to have Elena Purcell as one of our stellar 2018 Summer Leadership Interns! Elena is an Albuquerque native and a rising senior at Wellesley College, where she is majoring in Economics and Latin American Studies and is actively involved with Wellesley College Television (WCTV), previously serving as treasurer and head writer. She has also interned with Senator Martin Heinrich’s D.C. office, the New Mexico Center on Law and Poverty, and the Joint Economic Committee Democrats. After graduation, Elena hopes to return to NM and work on local initiatives advocating for social welfare, immigrant rights, and economic mobility.

Congratulations! Very proud of you 😊

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Congratulations, Elena!

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Welcome to Think New Mexico, Elena Purcell!

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We are happy to have Neel Roy from Albuquerque as one of our stellar 2018 Summer Leadership Interns! Neel, a rising senior at Texas Tech University majoring in mathematical economics. At Texas Tech, he founded a service organization that provides academic support to children in the most impoverished areas of Lubbock, TX, studied Alzheimer’s pathology, and investigated state-level minimum wage hikes. He is also interning at Senator Tom Udall’s office in Albuquerque this summer. After completing his bachelor’s degree, Neel intends to attend medical school and ultimately work at the intersection of healthcare and public policy. ... See MoreSee Less

We are happy to have Neel Roy from Albuquerque as one of our stellar 2018 Summer Leadership Interns! Neel, a rising senior at Texas Tech University majoring in mathematical economics. At Texas Tech, he founded a service organization that provides academic support to children in the most impoverished areas of Lubbock, TX, studied Alzheimer’s pathology, and investigated state-level minimum wage hikes. He is also interning at Senator Tom Udall’s office in Albuquerque this summer. After completing his bachelor’s degree, Neel intends to attend medical school and ultimately work at the intersection of healthcare and public policy.

Quite the resume😲

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Welcome to Think New Mexico, Neel Roy!

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Think New Mexico studied New Mexico’s highest performing school districts and found that they tend to spend a larger proportion of their budgets in the classroom, rather than on central administration. If New Mexico reduced its spending on education administration to the national average in every category of administrative spending, it would free up $54.6 million that could be better spent in the classroom.

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Think New Mexico: Improving Our Public Schools by reallocating dollars from administration to the classroom.

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Think New Mexico studied New Mexico’s highest performing school districts and found that they tend to spend a larger proportion of their budgets in the classroom, rather than on central administration. If New Mexico reduced its spending on education administration to the national average in every category of administrative spending, it would free up $54.6 million that could be better spent in the classroom. 

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Think New Mexico: Improving Our Public Schools by reallocating dollars from administration to the classroom.

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#nmped #publicschools #publicschoolsystem #publicschoolsmatter  #Teachourkids #teachourkidswell #teachourkidsbetter #ThinkNM #ThinkNewMexico #nonprofit #nonprofitorganization #nonprofitlife #nonprofits #notforprofit #newmexico #newmexicotrue #newmexicolove #newmexicolife #nmleg

Is there any reason this doesn’t apply? Like is much of that budget going to extreme bussing for our really rural state? Is it going to food for our very poor students? What counts as ‘central administration?’

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Amen. I hope people listen!!

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I am so excited about the Instagram launch!

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