New Mexico prekindergarten program meets high quality standards

New Mexico’s PreKindergarten program met nine of 10 possible quality standards in “The State of Preschool 2008” report issued by the National Institute For Early Education Research (NIEER) today. New Mexico and eight other states met nine or more of the standards.

“This report shows that New Mexico has invested responsibly in early childhood education, and that our children are attending high quality programs as judged by national experts,” Secretary of Education Veronica C. Garc