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ECECD Executive Budget Recommendation Builds on Early Successes of Department 

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SANTA FE – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s executive budget recommendation for the New Mexico Early Childhood Education and Care Department (ECECD) in Fiscal Year 2023 includes $195 million in general fund spending and $30 million from the Early Childhood Trust Fund to build upon the administration’s successes in establishing a world-class prenatal-to-age-five system of programs and services available to all New Mexicans. This funding is vital to the department’s key strategic priorities to grow investments, advance a diverse, well-compensated, and credentialed workforce; increase quality and access; achieve equity; and enhance authentic collaboration.

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