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New Mexico PED And Partners Cut List Of Unaccounted-For Students Through Data Matching, Other Efforts

  • Madison Schiefelbein
  • January 5, 2021

Santa Fe, NM, Dec 31, 2020 – The New Mexico Public Education Department (PED) and its partners have accounted for nearly half of the students who were enrolled in public schools last spring but not this fall and were therefore feared to be outside the educational system.

As of Wednesday, 6,270 students remained unaccounted for, down from 12,186 in mid-November. Most of those now accounted-for are enrolled in private or Bureau of Indian Affairs schools, have moved out of state, or are being home-schooled…