In New Mexico educational outcomes are low overall, and they’re even lower for special education. In May the Governor announced a new special education office to help improve those outcomes. On the next Let’s Talk New Mexico, we’ll discuss closing the achievement gap for special needs students.
Governor Lujan Grisham recently signed an executive order to create the Office of Special Education, which is the first of its kind in New Mexico. A special education advocate spoke more about what gaps currently exist and how this office should work to bridge them.