New Mexico Voices for Children is launching a new program focused on the environment and public health. Executive Director James Jimenez shared news of the program and other policy issues the group is calling on state lawmakers to address in the upcoming legislative session.
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SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Public Education Department has announced that it has accounted for nearly 5,000 of the over 12,000 New Mexico students who were enrolled in public schools last spring but not this fall and were feared to be outside of the educational system. PED reports that most
As this year comes to a close, school and state leaders are reflecting on the highs and lows brought by this pandemic and the shift to virtual learning. “This year is a year unlike any other when it comes to enrollment,” said Public Education Secretary Ryan Stewart.
Wake Up Call’s MK Mendoza speaks with esteemed Professor David Whitten about a breakthrough discovery made at UNM that may provide a better alternative to current disinfectants protecting against SARS CoV2.
More than 80 middle- and high-school students from across New Mexico and El Paso, Texas, gathered virtually for the 2020 NM Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology Robotics competition Nov. 21. While the COVID-19 pandemic affected the BEST competition, the 20-year event, hosted by New Mexico State University’s College of Engineering,
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Legislature has approved a $330 million economic relief package aimed at helping unemployed workers and certain businesses that have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. Passage came Tuesday night as lawmakers rushed to wrap up a one-day session that was called
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico is starting its lockdown as Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and hospital administrators look to curb COVID-19 infections.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Could what goes down the drain be the key to early detection of COVID-19? Some wastewater researchers think so. More states are starting to test wastewater and sewage for the virus—a method that dates back to polio research. Now, student researchers at NMSU are trying it out on
WATCH: Full interview with Holly Slade, executive director of Feed NM Kids ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – This year, Feed NM Kids is providing additional love to 2,000 kids and their families on Thanksgiving with pre-cooked meals that feed up to four people. Feed NM Kids Executive Director Holly Slade discusses how they are
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A Navajo Nation school district that was supposed to open up a hybrid learning model in September has delayed that start date.
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