My Voice

June 21, 2018 – Lawmakers and community leaders across New Mexico have debated for decades about how to improve educational outcomes in our state. But how often do adults bring in students to talk about what they see and how … Continue reading My Voice: The Student Perspective

June 22, 2018 – Students across New Mexico are experiencing the challenges that policy makers discuss year after year but their perspective is often missing from media coverage of education reform.  New Mexico in Focus recently teamed up with Working Classroom to look … Continue reading What Would Improve Your Education Experience?

May 4, 2018- Academics at the University of New Mexico see much interest and value in offering degree programs in Native American, and Chicana and Chicano studies at the higher learning institution, especially in the Southwest where there are a … Continue reading Expanding Degree Options In Native & Chicano/Chicana Studies At UNM

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 … Continue reading Addressing Gun Violence in New Mexico

September 22, 2017 – About 15 percent of New Mexico’s student population participates in some form of bilingual education. Producer Sarah Gustavus sits down with educators to talk about what bilingual education looks like in different schools, in our latest … Continue reading Education Desk – Bilingual Education

May 12, 2017 – The transition from high school to college is exciting and challenging for many students. This week, producer Sarah Gustavus and Max Bode, our intern this year from Amy Biehl High School, invited high school seniors and … Continue reading Preparing For The Transition From High School To College