Joint Resolution to Invest in Quality Early Childhood Programs Hearing on Monday

Joint Resolution to Invest in Quality Early Childhood Programs Hearing on Monday

Santa Fe, NM – On Monday, January 22, House Joint Resolution 1, a proposal to invest in quality early childhood education programs introduced by Rep. Moe Maestas (D-Albuquerque) and Javier Martinez (D-Albuquerque), will be heard in the House Education Committee.

WHAT: House Education Committee Meeting on HJR 1 to invest in quality childhood education programs through Land Grant Permanent Fund

WHERE: House Education Committee Room 309

WHEN: Monday, January 22, 2018 at 8:30 a.m.

The resolution proposes investing one percent of the Land Grant Permanent Fund in early childhood education programs including funding for universal pre-kindergarten, expanding access to family services, increasing home-visiting programs, promoting professional development for teachers, and assuring accountability for programs.