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Nella Domenici Applauds New Mexico Charter Schools

Excellent Schools New Mexico is an in-state stand-out during National Charter School Week

Albuquerque, NM- U.S. Senate candidate Nella Domenici applauds the outstanding results of Excellent Schools New Mexico (ESNM) and the hard-earned achievements of their students during National Charter School Week.

“My husband and I helped found Excellent Schools New Mexico, along with a group of bipartisan New Mexico leaders, to rewrite the recipe for educational success. Thanks to ESNM’s outstanding leaders and teachers, our students are now outperforming their peers. New Mexico is rated the #1 worst state in America for education- a shameful reputation that tarnishes every other sector- discouraging businesses, families, and teachers from investing in our state.

“Pat and I knew our students could not afford to wait on far-Left politicians to wake up to this education crisis and seized the opportunity to help our future generations head-on,” Nella continued.

“During National Charter School Week, I thank the school leaders and educators who have partnered with ESNM to open doors for our most at-risk students in New Mexico. I could not be more proud of their mission to put the needs of New Mexico children and families first. I look forward to continuing the fight for our children’s futures and parental engagement in the classroom as New Mexico’s United States Senator.”

About ESNM:

Excellent Schools New Mexico is a nonprofit organization devoted to ensuring that all New Mexico children have the opportunity to fulfil their potential and lead healthy, meaningful lives. Through grantmaking, ESNM has helped grow a portfolio of New Mexico public school that will serve close to 9,000 students at-scale and, in aggregate, significantly outperforms similar schools and districts.

ESNM Partner Schools:

  • Albuquerque Collegiate Charter School

  • Founder and School Leader: Jade Rivera

  • Altura Prep

  • Co-Founders and School Leaders: Lissa Hines and Meaghan Hindman

  • East Mountain High School

  • School Leader: Trey Smith

  • Hózhó Academy

  • Co-Founders and School Leaders: Patrick Mason, Rachel Mason, Arita Yazzie, and Juliane Hillock

  • MAS Charter School- Old Coors Campus

  • Founder and School Leader: JoAnn Mitchell

  • MAS Charter School- Yale Campus

  • Founder and School Leader: JoAnn Mitchell

  • Sidney Gutierrez Schools

  • Founder and School Leader: Joe Andreis

  • Solare Collegiate Charter School

  • Founder and School Leader: Rachael Sewards

  • THRIVE Community School

  • Co-Founders and School Leaders: Amy Chacon, Sean Duncan, Angelia Moore, and Julie Lucero

  • Turquoise Trail Charter School

  • School Leader: Stephanie Behning

  • Voz Collegiate Preparatory Charter School

  • Founder and School Leader: Isaac Rivas-Savell



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