Career Pathways - House Bill 655
Please see legislation below sponsored by Representative Dub Williams and Senator Richard Romero. If passed by both senate and house and signed by the governor, this bill could tremendously assist our Career Pathways goal.
You are encouraged to voice your opinions about this bill to various legislators and the governor.
HOUSE BILL 655
45TH LEGISLATURE - STATE OF NEW MEXICO
FIRST SESSION, 2001
INTRODUCED BY W. C. "Dub" Williams
AN ACT MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR HIGH SCHOOL REFORM.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:
Section 1. APPROPRIATION.--Two million dollars ($2,000,000) is appropriated from the general fund to the state department of public education for expenditure in fiscal year 2002 to implement research-based high school reform efforts to create a more proactive and responsive high school system. To be eligible for funding, reform efforts must align high schools with elementary and middle schools, post-secondary institutions and work opportunities; build upon business-education partnerships; utilize professional development; promote continuous improvement; and engage youth in the reform process. Any unexpended or unencumbered balance remaining at the end of fiscal year 2002 shall revert to the general fund.