6 Results for tag: New Mexico

Continuing Unhappiness with New Booster Regs.

The last we heard from parents in New Mexico dealing with new booster club regulations, they were frustrated. Upset that their hard-earned voluntary donations would likely impact their kids' sports less if pooled together, discouraged from participating in club activities, concerned about bureaucratic interference. Well, their sentiment hasn't changed ... More

Booster Club Parents Fed up with Regs

Booster club parents and volunteers in New Mexico high schools have become unsatisfied with and deterred by overzealous Title IX court rulings and state law that require evenly distributing private earmarked donations among all activities. As we warned last year, pooled donations will dwindle total contributions as parents realize that they'll have minimal ... More

Bake Sales Not So Sweet Anymore

Controversy in New Mexico continues over booster club funding and Title IX implementation as discussion heats up over the state's Schools Athletics Equity Act. The issue remains whether private donations raised by parents through bake sales and working concession stands, or whether philanthropic contributions by private businesses, should be pooled together ... More

Update: More Thoughts on Booster Clubs in New Mexico

In our last post, we clipped an editorial by Ned Cantwell, who correctly made the point that if gender quotas were applied to booster clubs, you would say goodbye to bake sales, carwashes and other fundraisers for your child’s sports teams. After receiving criticism for his column, Ned fired back. The following snippet clarifies not only what he said but ... More

Title IX Booster Club Issue Raises Ire in New Mexico

For years now, we've been warning our readers about how gender quota supporters want to extend their control to high school booster clubs. While some schools are simply being targeted for costly federal investigations, for schools in New Mexico, it's already the law. Here's a passage from a story that ran earlier this week at PNTOnline.com: [W]hat the New ... More

School Budget Crunch in New Mexico Revels Folly in National Women’s Law Center’s Title IX Plan

On the day that the National Women's Law Center (NWLC) announced their nationwide Title IX initiative, I dialed into their conference call to listen in on the particulars of their announcement. One question that seemed to be on the minds of the reporters on the call was this: with so many school districts slashing their budgets, where did the NWLC expect ... More