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Public Education
High school used $10K grant to hand out ‚Äėchest binders‚Äô at local pride parade, stock library with LGBTQ books

(Daily Caller News Foundation) ‚ÄstA New Mexico high school used $10,000 in grant funds to purchase ‚Äúchest binders‚ÄĚ and pro-LGBTQ books for its library, emails show. Centennial High School received… Read More

June 12, 2024
Public Education
Over 600 sites offering free meals to New Mexican children, regardless of income level

(The Center Square) ‚Äď The Summer Food Service Program started its food service for the 2024 service term¬†this month at over 600 locations in New Mexico. The program, administered by… Read More

June 4, 2024
Public Education
‚ÄėUnrealistic and potentially dangerous‚Äô: New Mexico‚Äôs universal school meal program is riddled with impractical, expensive rules, critics say

Proposed reforms to New Mexico‚Äôs universal school meal program are being blasted by critics as costly and nonsensical. The New Mexico Public Education Department proposed a list of… Read More

May 6, 2024
Public Education
New Mexico has the nation’s 2nd worst public schools despite spending increases

(The Center Square) ‚Äď New Mexico ranks among the worst states in the country for public education despite substantial spending increases in recent years. Rankings¬†released¬†by Forbes… Read More

January 10, 2024
Public Education
Opt in or opt out? Albuquerque Public Schools survey asked students about gender, sex, alcohol and drugs

A New Mexico‚Äôs largest school district provided students in grades 6 to 12 surveys asking about their gender, use of alcohol and drugs, and sexual intercourse. The New Mexico Youth… Read More

December 15, 2023
Public Education
Head Start funding grows despite lack of evidence effort helps kids learn

(The Center Square) ‚Äď New Mexico has received $1.4 million in federal funding to support Head Start services at New Mexico State University, drawing support from U.S. Senators Martin Heinrich… Read More

December 1, 2023
Opinion
New Mexico keeps passing the buck of education reform

New Mexico is arguably the worst state for public school students. Only 21% of the state‚Äôs 4th graders are proficient in reading, with 19% proficient in math. It’s even worse… Read More

September 12, 2023
Public Education
‚ÄėRearranging deck chairs on the Titanic‚Äô: New Mexico governor announces $100 million for pre-K education, ignoring experts who say it won‚Äôt help

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham Wednesday announced a $100 million addition to its pre-K program, despite experts questioning the efficacy of such programs.   ‚ÄúToday is a major step in… Read More

July 21, 2023
Public Education
Universal free school lunches sound great. In reality, they’re redundant and wasteful

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed a new law Monday ensuring all K-12 students will have free meals at school, but policy experts are skeptical… Read More

March 30, 2023
Culture
Satanic Temple opens abortion clinic named after conservative Supreme Court Justice’s mother

(Daily Caller) ‚Äď The Satanic Temple (TST) announced it had opened an online abortion clinic named ‚ÄúThe Samuel Alito‚Äôs Mom‚Äôs Abortion Clinic‚ÄĚ in New Mexico Wednesday. The Satanic Temple has… Read More

February 2, 2023
Culture, Public Education
States resort to desperate measures to make up for pandemic learning loss

(Daily Caller) ‚Äď State leaders are implementing new ways to boost their students‚Äô academic scores after recent reports found that national averages plummeted in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

January 3, 2023
Culture
New Mexico ranks last in latest child well-being survey

(The Center Square) ‚Äď New Mexico came in last place in a survey that measures child well-being in each state. New Mexico¬†ranked¬†last in categories such… Read More

August 11, 2022
Culture, Public Education
A majority of Americans seem to agree on what should not be taught to the youngest public school children

A recent poll reveals some common ground amid vast differences in how American parents view what‚Äôs appropriate when it comes to sex, race and gender education in the… Read More

May 5, 2022