With the vaccine distribution underway and the fall semester wrapping up, New Mexico’s education leaders are discussing plans for the future.
"Well it's certainly been the most challenging semester,” said Public Education Secretary Ryan Stewart.
Stewart said there’s a lot of work to be done before most students return to in-person classes. He also said the PED has been able to get more technology out to students, and improve remote learning since the pandemic began.
"So we are in a much better place than we were in the spring, but make no mistake—this has been the hardest thing on our educators, our students and our families that we've probably experienced in our educational system,” he said.
While Stewart said he’s optimistic about the vaccine, it’s still uncertain when students will be able to return in person
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