State launches student competition to encourage reading, collaboration

New Mexico News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The state is challenging students to design and build little libraries. Tuesday, the Public Education Department launched a competition for New Mexico school kids to celebrate the year of literacy.


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The entries will be judged in part on their school and community collaboration. As an example, the English department could proofread a design while the art department builds it. The winner’s library will be installed in front of the PED building in Santa Fe. Submissions are due in March.

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