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LCPS Superintendent, school board member resign


LAS CRUCES, NM - Las Cruces Public Schools Superintendent Ralph Ramos has resigned from his position. District spokesperson Kelly Jameson has responded to our request for information and says a statement from the district is forthcoming. KRWG Public Media reached out to Las Cruces Public Schools Board of Education member Ray Jaramillo for comment, and he responded with a statement that he resigned his position on the board last night effective immediately in a letter sent to the board via email. This is a developing story and more information will be made available as we receive it. KC Counts spoke with Jaramillo to learn more about his decision. You can listen to the interview by clicking on the audio link. Jaramillo cited his role and responsibilities as Director of Alpha School for Young Children and the desire to better care for his wife and daughter, who are both suffering from health issues as reasons for his departure. He said the timing of Ramos' resignation did play a role in his decision.