The New Mexico legislature this spring passed increases in education funding, in response to a judge’s order saying the state has violated the constitutional rights of at-risk students. Last week, attorneys for the plaintiffs filed a notice with the court saying the state has not done nearly enough.

Lauren Winkler, a staff attorney at the New Mexico Center on Law and Poverty, co-wrote the court filing that concludes that districts “are left in the continued position of not being able to provide their students with a sufficient education.”

WINKLER: What we saw happen with the 23 focus districts in the case, or at least most of them, was that after they got the money from the legislature and they did their mandated teacher salaries, there

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