Clearinghouse CDFI (CCDFI) is supporting public educational services for Navajo and minority students in New Mexico. Douglas Turner and Christopher Taylor of T2 Gurley, LLC are seeking new construction of a public charter school in Gallup, NM. CCDFI is providing a $4,400,000 loan to help make that possible.
Early College High Schools (ECHS) help bridge the gap between traditional learning and students who are looking to accelerate their future. ECHS focuses on career and technical education for disadvantaged and underrepresented students. Middle College High School (MCHS) is an ECHS in Gallup, NM utilizing temporary trailers in lieu of a school building. CCDFI funding allows T2 Gurley, LLC to fully construct a new school building on a 20-year lease with the option and intention for MCHS to purchase the building in the near future.
MCHS focuses on increasing student involvement in post-secondary education. MCHS emphasizes their service for students of diverse backgrounds who are typically underrepresented at the local, regional, and national levels.
Read the full story here: Just Funded – Middle College High School