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Las Cruces Police Seek Suspects Who Vandalized School

Police are hoping to identify several individuals responsible for last week’s vandalism at Las Cruces High School. Surveillance videos show several people – believed to be teenagers or young adults – jumping a wrought iron fence and entering the mall at Las Cruces High School. The suspects entered school grounds

Former state Rep. Sheryl Williams Stapleton indicted on criminal charges

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Former state Rep. Sheryl Williams Stapleton on Monday was indicted on 28 criminal charges. According to court documents filed Monday morning with the Clerk’s Office,  Williams Stapleton’s charges include ten counts of 4th Degree Felony Engaging in an Official Act for Personal Financial Gain, seven counts of racketeering and four

NMPED launches emotional learning portal

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – The state launched a new portal to help families with social and emotional issues. The Public Education Department partnered with 7 Mindsets, a national leader in online social-emotional learning solutions.

Three school districts to receive millions in mental health resources

SANTA FE, N.M. – Farmington Municipal Schools, Santa Fe Public Schools and Socorro Consolidated Schools will all receive around $9 million over the next five years.  The districts were chosen by New Mexico PED based on the number of students living in poverty and the number of families that speak languages

Staffing shortage causes Clovis school to temporarily close

CLOVIS, N.M. (KRQE) – School districts across the state are dealing with the impacts of COVID-19. One high school in southeastern New Mexico had to close Friday because they didn’t have enough teachers able to come to work. The Clovis Municipal School District had to close Clovis High due to a

COVID cases remain low at New Mexico colleges, where vaccination rates are high

Albuquerque, NM – Colleges and universities around the state have been requiring many students to be vaccinated against COVID-19, for others frequent COVID-19 testing is required. At the University of New Mexico, there are 18,986 confirmed fully vaccinated students, faculty and staff. For most New Mexico universities, the case counts are low