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Part Two The New Mexico Constitution and Commentary, Art.XII Education

From: The New Mexico State Constitution

Charles E. Smith

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 24 July 2021

A uniform system of free public schools sufficient for the education of, and open to, all the children of school age in the state shall be established and maintained. This article and its enabling statutes do not create a contractual relationship for which a person may sue for breach of contract (Rubio v. Carlsbad Municipal School District, 1987). Courses required of all students shall be without charge, but reasonable fees may be charged for elective courses, as defined by the New Mexico board of education (Norton v. Board of Education, 1976). School districts...
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