2023 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 22 - Public Schools
Article 32 - Community Schools
Section 22-32-2 - Purpose.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 22-32-2 (2023)

The Community Schools Act is enacted to provide a strategy to organize the resources of a community to ensure student success while addressing the needs, including cultural and linguistic needs, of the whole student from early childhood programs and voluntary public pre-kindergarten through high school graduation; to partner federal, state and local and tribal governments with community-based organizations to improve the coordination, delivery, effectiveness and efficiency of services provided to students and families; and to coordinate resources, in order to align and leverage community resources and integrate funding streams.

History: Laws 2013, ch. 16, § 2; 2019, ch. 198, § 1.

ANNOTATIONS

The 2019 amendment, effective July 1, 2019, expanded the purpose of community schools to address the cultural and linguistic needs of students from early childhood programs and pre-kindergarten through high school graduation; after "addressing the needs", added "including cultural and linguistic needs", after "whole student", added "from early childhood programs and voluntary public pre-kindergarten through high school graduation", after "state and local", deleted "entities" and added "and tribal governments", after "with", deleted "private", and after "provided to", deleted "children" and added "students".

Disclaimer: These codes may not be the most recent version. New Mexico may have more current or accurate information. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or the information linked to on the state site. Please check official sources.
This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.