Proposal to fund early childhood education fails again

Posted: Wednesday, March 15, 2017 11:30 pm
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Updated: 12:32 am, Thu Mar 16, 2017.

Proposal to fund early childhood education fails again

By Steve Terrell
The New Mexican

The Santa Fe New Mexican

Two Democrats joined with four Republican senators in a committee vote Wednesday to effectively kill a proposed constitutional amendment that would tap into New Mexico’s Land Grant Permanent Fund to help pay for early childhood education

The vote in the Senate Rules Committee to table House Joint Resolution 1 likely puts an end to what has become a perennial effort take an extra 1 percent of interest earnings from the $15 billion endowment to spend on early childhood programs.

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      Wednesday, March 15, 2017 11:30 pm.

      Updated: 12:32 am.