State Rep. Doreen Gallegos, D-Doña Ana, was awarded the Excellence in Education Award by the Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce earlier this month.

The award recognized Gallegos for carrying the bill that created the state Early Childhood Education Endowment Fund during the 2020 legislative session. The fund is the first of its kind in the nation. Its initial $300 million in funding will be allocated to New Mexico Pre-K, home visitation and childcare services. Read more…

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