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Governor Martinez and state legislators are taking action on NMF produced education STEM report

A wide range of New Mexico professionals interested in science, technology, engineering, and math came together in late 2012 to develop action plans for strengthening STEM education. The final report from the STEM summit was circulated widely among policymakers and education leaders. Members of the implementation team presented  the plan to Governor Susana Martinez, PED staffers and members of the administration.   Our public officials are taking action and implementing STEM related initiatives and legislation. So far, ..

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Centennial town hall update: peer-to-peer substance abuse accomplishment

New Mexico First is pleased to announce progress on the peer-to-peer substance abuse recommendation from the Centennial Town Hall. As a result of the town hall’s call for youth-led drug prevention activities, New Mexico Representative Debbie A. Rodella introduced House Joint Memorial 12, requesting the Department of Health and the Human Services Department to incorporate peer-to-peer approaches into existing substance abuse prevention efforts.  The memorial is currently in the House Health, Government & Indian Affairs Committee.  ..

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