New Mexico’s Four-Part Strategy to Remedy Identified Deficiencies
In response to the Martinez and Yazzie Consolidated Lawsuit, the New Mexico Public Education Department is pursuing a four-part strategy to create an effective and equitable system of supports for all students focused on root-cause analysis, equity-focused leadership and continuous improvement, and culturally and linguistically responsive curriculum and pedagogy. This strategy is composed of the following components:
- Establishment of Local Equity Councils
- Completion of Martinez Yazzie Readiness Assessment to Support Schools
- Implementation of a Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Framework for Every School
- Submission and implementation of 90-day plans through the New Mexico Data, Accountability, Sustainability, and High Achievement tool (NMDASH) with specific focus on economically disadvantaged students, Native American students, English learners, and students with disabilities
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