“We’re not throwing up our hands and saying we’re done, but what we’re saying is that we’ve taken enough action to show immediate steps by April 15. 2019 to improve the public education system, which is what the court required,” said state defendant attorney Taylor Rahn.
Attorneys representing the Yazzie-Martinez lawsuit successfully argued that the court must continue to monitor the state’s progress.
Plaintiffs also asked for the judge to order the state government to develop a comprehensive plan to transform the education system.
“It’s going to take all of us working together to build a school system that finally delivers a constitutionally sufficient education,” said Gail Evans, with the New Mexico Center on Law and Poverty.
While the judge is not