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Dec. 4 - As State Funding For Charter Schools Expands, Experts Disagree On Their Benefits

Next week New Mexico Public Education Department Secretary Hannah Skandera will present her agency’s budget request for the coming year. One of the items within PED’s budget will be charter schools, which the state has been approving in increasing numbers over the past few years.  KSFR’s Deborah Martinez reports on some of the concerns about charters by education advocates and administrators in Santa Fe.