New Mexico Coalition for Charter Schools
Legislative Platform 2012-2013
I. The Coalition supports accountability for all schools and for teachers that leads to improved outcomes for students.
II. The Coalition supports the creation of high quality charter school options for parents and students.
III. The Coalition supports broad-based reform of the funding formula that results in fair funding for all students. We oppose continual, minor modifications of the formula that benefits certain stakeholders.
IV. The Coalition supports a higher, consistent standard of long-term stability for charter school facilities funding and lease assistance.
V. The Coalition supports strengthening current laws requiring charter school access to HB-33 and SB-9 funds.
VI. The Coalition supports the establishment of a revolving fund for charter school facilities.
VII. The Coalition supports the removal of enrollment caps for charter schools.
VIII. The Coalition supports longer term authorization periods after the first renewal.
Questions about the Legislative Platform? Contact Dr. Bruce Hegwer at (505) 842-8203 OR (575) 740-0020