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Using Restraints on Public School Students | The Line

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October 18, 2019 – Searchlight New Mexico reporter Ed Williams released an investigative story tracking the use of controversial restraint techniques on special education students at Albuquerque Public Schools. The article points out a discrepancy between the actual use of such methods and what is disclosed in federal reports. Gene Grant and The Line opinion panel discuss the use of restraint and seclusion practices and how best to protect some students from themselves and others while still being transparent about the process.

Line Panelists:
Janice Arnold-Jones, former state representative
Michael Bird, public health consultant
Dede Feldman, former state senator
Edmund E. Perea, attorney

For Further Reading:
Restraint, Seclusion, DeceptionSearchlight New Mexico
How Some Schools Restrain or Seclude Students: A Look at a Controversial PracticeNPR

 

Former Secretary of Education Karen Trujillo

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August 2, 2019 – NMiF airs a portion of KRWG-TV Director of Content Fred Martino’s interview with ousted secretary Karen Trujillo. The two talk about Trujillo’s vision for education reform and the timeline in which she hoped – and now the Lujan Grisham administration hopes – to achieve significant change in New Mexico’s public schools.

Guest:
Karen Trujillo, Former New Mexico Secretary of Education

Full Interview:

Newsmakers 1120 – Dr. Karen TrujilloKRWG