The right for younger children to have an education soon could be included in the New Mexico Constitution.
For those of us in New Mexico, the push to expand early childhood education is hardly news.
We know that early childhood education backers have worked for much of a decade on the issue. They have wanted the state Legislature to approve a proposed constitutional amendment diverting money from the Land Grant Permanent Fund to provide a consistent stream of funds to pay for educating children under 5. If passed through the Legislature and approved by voters, the money would help provide