V.29 No.4 | 1/23/2020
Clarke Condé Feature Fostering Peace Foreign exchange students champion cultural understanding AFS Intercultural Programs has a critical mission: “to help prevent future conflict through cultural exchange and understanding.” For over 70 years, they have facilitated American students going abroad and foreign students coming to America. We spoke with Rio Rancho high school student Eleyna Maves about her scholarship to go to a Japanese high school and spend a year living and learning about what it is to grow up in that culture.
Courtesy CNM Education CNM Rocks New programs and administration With four campuses and a workforce training center, Central New Mexico Community College has been a beacon of light for more than 50 years.
V.28 No.33 | 8/15/2019
Corey Yazzie Feature Education Reform in New Mexico The past and the future come together at school Last summer, a judge ruled public school funding was inadequate and so violated provisions in the New Mexico State Constitution. To come into compliance, the legislature and the governor have appropriated money to address state education shortfalls.
V.28 No.7 | 2/14/2019
Eric Williams Photography New Mexico News Paying For Success Financing dominates debate Who is going to pay for maintenance improvement and, indeed, a complete re-envisioning of our state’s public education system?
V.28 No.4 | 1/24/2019
Eric Williams Photography Education Views from the Bridge A tale of two visions Educators and lawmakers are coming out of the woodwork to greet a Legislature primed to change the tree called public education in New Mexico from the roots down below to the leaves up above.
V.26 No.33 | 8/17/2017
New Mexico News We Don’t Need No Education No dark sarcasm in the classroom, but closures possible The state Public Education Department rates schools to identify which ones could experience major overhauls, and that’s causing alarm among some teachers, especially in rural communities.
V.26 No.21 | 5/25/2017
Robert Maestas Newscity Lawsuit Filed Against State Over School Funding Lawsuit filed over school funding, pedestrian deaths rise and Peter DeBenedittis runs for governor.
V.26 No.19 | 5/11/2017
Robert Maestas N.M. Had the Lowest Graduation Rate in 2015 N.M. had the lowest graduation rate in 2015, Democratic candidates for governor race for nomination and PNM lowers proposed rate increase.
V.26 No.14 | 4/6/2017
Robert Maestas New Teacher Evaluation Standards Announced Teacher evaluation standards announced, N.M. leads in births paid through Medicaid and water shortages predicted.
V.26 No.13 | 3/30/2017
Rob M. Baked Goods Get Schooled The N.M. Medical Cannabis Conference and self-education The New Mexico Medical Cannabis Conference is an educational seminar aimed at disseminating information on the medical uses, benefits and contraindications of medical cannabis.
V.26 No.11 | 3/16/2017
Robert Maestas Newscity APS Recognizes Bilingual Graduates APS recognizes bilingual graduates, education secretaries absent for budget talks and extraction wells are cleaning the Kirtland jet fuel spill.
V.26 No.10 | 3/9/2017
Robert Maestas Death Penalty Bill Stalled Death penalty reinstatement stalls, N.M. schools face budget crisis and House approves minimum wage increase.
V.26 No.4 | 01/26/2017
Event Horizon Educate the Educators Saturday, Jan 28: APS Board of Education Candidate Forum
Get to know APS Board of Education Candidates in Districts 6 and 7, and voice your concerns for the districts.
V.26 No.4 | 1/26/2017
Robert Maestas Newscity Kids Count Report Shows Better Health, Worse Poverty This week in Newscity, the N.M. Kids Count report shows improvement, the state’s graduation rate rose last year and ExxonMobil comes to New Mexico.