PED announces $7.7 million in funding for at-risk students

New Mexico

The PED announced an additional $7.7 million in funding Friday for at-risk students across the state.

The funds come from the state’s Direct Student Services initiative.

That sets aside 3 percent of the statewide federal Title I allocation to improve math and literacy outcomes, high-quality tutoring and, in some cases, transportation for students in rural areas.

More than $400,000 will be spent in Albuquerque.

Thirty-six schools will receive funding statewide.

The school Year 2018-2019 DSS Awardees are:
路       Albuquerque Public Schools: $496,354 among 14 schools
路       Amy Biehl Charter High School: $64,500
路       Central Consolidated Schools: $123,248 for Central HS
路       Cobre Consolidated Schools: $356,810 awarded across four schools
路       Deming Public Schools: Bell Elementary awarded $70,100
路       Dexter Consolidated Schools: $99,203 for two schools
路       Gallup-McKinley County Schools: $89,814 among three schools
路       Hobbs Municipal Schools: $139,834 for two schools
路       Lovington Municipal Schools: New Hope Alternative High School awarded $101,370
路       Magdalena Municipal Schools: $189,644 for two schools
路       Roswell Independent Schools: Sierra Middle School awarded $119,890
路       Santa Fe Public Schools: $215,319 for two schools
路       Taos Municipal Schools: $562,147 for two schools

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