July 20, 2018 – The results of the 2018 PARCC tests show that statewide, New Mexico made some slight improvements in math and language arts proficiency, with some school districts dramatically outperforming others. Still, only 31.1% of New Mexico’s students … Continue reading The Line: Results Of 2018 PARCC Tests Show Slight Improvement Statewide

July 20, 2018 – The University of New Mexico Board of Regents voted this week to kill four sports programs in order to plug a roughly 2 million dollar a year budget hole. The affected programs include men’s soccer, women’s … Continue reading UNM Athletics Director Eddie Nuñez Assesses The Department’s Past & Potential Future

July 13, 2018 – Project Feed the Hood is a food justice program in Albuquerque that connects communities with healthy food and young people with the land (and a paycheck). Begun out of the Southwest Organizing Project, a 38-year old … Continue reading Our Land: Project Feed The Hood

July 6, 2018 – When you’re too young to drive or don’t own a car, getting around town is challenging. Together for Brothers, an organization led by young men of color, recently conducted an assessment on the potential impact of … Continue reading Bus Passes For Youth In Albuquerque

June 29, 2018 – New Mexico is a diverse state and that includes our schools. But do students who identify as Latino, African American, Native American or Asian see themselves and their community reflected in textbooks, lessons and images in … Continue reading The Importance Of Seeing Your Culture Reflected In The Classroom

June 22, 2018 – High school students with Working Classroom, a local organization that provides trainings to young artists, actors and media makers, spent a day in the NMPBS studio recently to talk about journalism and the education system. The … Continue reading Students Take Center Stage To Give Their “Take” On Fixing The State’s Education System

June 22, 2018 – The separation of young children from their families at the border came to a head this week, especially after all of the living former First Ladies spoke out against the Trump administration policy. On Wednesday, President … Continue reading International Law And Asylum

June 22, 2018 – A Black Child Wellness Summit was held this week in Albuquerque. State and local officials and advocates convened to discuss strategies for improving the health of African American children in our state. Host Gene Grant sat … Continue reading Addressing The Health Needs Of Black Children In New Mexico

June 15, 2018 – Photographer Craig Varjabedian says it is challenging to photograph a place like White Sands National Monument because the landscape is always changing. His new book “Into the Great White Sands” features images of the land, plants … Continue reading Craig Varjabedian: Photographing White Sands

June 15, 2018 – Youth sports are one way for student athletes to prepare for college athletics. But what’s the cost for families? And are elite programs worth it? Author Rick Eckstein recently visited New Mexico and sat down with … Continue reading Rick Eckstein: How College Athletics Are Hurting Girls Sports

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