Nella Domenici a leader on education reform

When is the last time you heard Sen. Martin Heinrich talk about the desperate need for education reform in New Mexico? I certainly haven’t and would encourage to check the Senator’s Twitter feed to see for yourself. Heinrich loves to talk about his pet environmental issues like “electrify everything.” He talks abortion, attacks Republicans, and touts the porkbarrel spending that has run wild in Washington.

Perhaps it is unsurprising that Heinrich doesn’t discuss education because the State is ranked 52nd and his party has controlled the State for decades. That’s why it was so refreshing to see his election opponent Nella Domenici’s work on education reform in New Mexico touted in a recent Albuquerque Journal opinion piece written by her husband.

Along with Domenici’s real-world hands-on experience working for education reform the opinion piece includes support for Mississippi’s educational success (documented in this space) and the support for charter schools provided by Excellent Schools New Mexico. Getting New Mexico’s education system moving in the right direction is primarily a state, not federal responsibility, but it is also an “all hands on deck” situation.

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