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PRESS RELEASE
November 25, 2002
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Educational Standards Commission Seeks Member

(Santa Fe, NM)-The Educational Standards Commission (ESC) is seeking a candidate for a lay member/business representative. The 18-member commission is appointed by the New Mexico State Board of Education to provide advice on issues relating to accountability and educational standards for New Mexico's schools.

The opening, for position 17, is one of four positions on the ESC for lay members who represent parents, business and/or the community. The position carries a three-year term.

Applications are due by January 13, 2003, to Dr. William O. Blair, deputy director, Accountability and Information Services Division, Education Building, 300 Don Gaspar, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2786. Applications can be sent by e-mail to bblair@ped.state.nm.us.