May 22, 2014

Per-pupil spending slides for 3rd year in a row

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Per-pupil spending took another slide in FY2012, the third year in a row according to new statistics released by the US Census Bureau and reported in the NM Business First.

According to Census data, per-pupil spending in New Mexico is down almost $500 per student (5%) since Governor Martinez took office.

During that same period, students in New Mexico dropped in education performance and overall well-being.

 

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