March 30, 2018 – The student-led March For Our Lives event in Albuquerque last week drew thousands of people out into the streets and to Tiguex Park near Old Town. But student organizers says it is only the first step in their efforts to address gun violence here in New Mexico.
Producer Sarah Gustavus sat down this week with four organizers to talk about why the issue of gun violence is important to them and what they plan to do next.
Riazullah Alkozai, senior at Highland High School Zoe Craft, sophomore at La Cueva High School Blair Dixon, freshman at UNM Jonathon Juarez-Alonzo, sophomore at Native American Community Academy (NACA)
December 29, 2017 – Gene Grant and a special panel of local journalists continue the countdown of the top stories of 2017 this week. In fifth place, according to the opinion of producers and panelists, is New Mexico’s plan for education reform under the Every Student Succeeds Act. They also discuss a lawsuit that went to trial this year that alleges the state is not providing adequate funding for all students. And the panelists talk about battles over science standards and end-of-year teaching assessments.