Here are facts about roles for students on school boards in New Mexico.

District School Boards

  • In 1972, the New Mexico state department of education reported that they encouraged local school boards to consider roles for students on school boards.
  • Today, students in New Mexico can join district school boards but cannot vote.

New Mexico State School Boards

  • No information is available about student involvement on the New Mexico State Board of Education. Please share your info in the comments section below.

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Please cite this information as follows:

Fletcher, A. and Kunst, K. (2015) Students on School Boards Toolbox. Olympia, WA: SoundOut. Retrieved [xx/xx/20xx] from

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