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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

June 8, 2018 – For over 25 years, Summer Classics at St. John’s College in Santa Fe has hosted participants from around the world for weeklong seminars in literature, science, history, philosophy and more. Gene Grant sits down with two faculty … Continue reading St. John’s College’s Summer Classics Seminars Offers Unique Learning Opportunity

June 1, 2018 – The annual Festival Flamenco Internacíonal de Alburquerque kicks off on June 9. This annual event brings flamenco artists from abroad to New Mexico for performances, workshops and other celebrations of flamenco. Host Gene Grant sits down … Continue reading Festival Flamenco Internacíonal de Alburquerque

June 1, 2018 – Some advocates have not seen much improve for their Native American relatives living on the streets of Albuquerque, especially with violence against the vulnerable population, which includes the beating and shooting deaths of Navajo men in … Continue reading Increasing Support For Native Americans Experiencing Homelessness

May 25, 2018 – For millions of Americans, the books of Laura Ingalls Wilder were a staple of their childhood. Written in the 1930s and 1940s, they chronicled her family’s pioneer life in the Midwest and Great Plains in the … Continue reading Caroline Fraser: Researching The Life Of Laura Ingalls Wilder