In New Mexico, we value young people as assets to their communities. High school transformation has the power to change the experience and outcomes for our young people, resulting in healthier and more properous communities. New Mexico’s future depends on innovative ways to keep young people connected to their communities, engaged in school, and prepared for future career opportunities. The time is now to leverage current investments in our greatest asset – our young people. This will improve youth outcomes, expand college and career opportunities, build local economies, and strengthen our communities for generations to come.
This synthesis document elevates the shared recommendations across six research reports, listed below, produced from 2021 through 2023 to guide a cohesive New Mexico career-and-college transformation framework.