New Mexico Public Education Department: Automated Text Messaging SystemsDeadline: August 10, 2018
Research demonstrates that families holding high expectations for students correlates with positive impacts
on student achievement. Empowering families with current, student-specific information enables parents to better engage with schools and support their educational outcomes. $300,000 has been allocated to purchase equipment and software for automated text messaging systems in school districts or state chartered charter schools statewide that notify parents of high school student absences and tests.
Amount: A total of $300,000 has been allocated. Individual awards depend on the equipment requested.
Eligibility: New Mexico school districts and state-chartered charter schools.