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KUNM News Update
Michelle Lujan Grisham
Morgan Lee
Any caregivers who mistreat and abuse developmentally disabled or otherwise vulnerable people will be held accountable, New Mexico's governor and top health officials warned Monday.
Local News
San Juan Generating Station Shuttered
Alice Fordham
A law passed in the legislative session extends the timeline of a 2019 plan to assist people, many from the Navajo Nation, laid off when the San Juan Generating Station closed.
University Showcase
On this episode we look at open educational resources. It's one way to curtail the steep costs college students face in buying text books. These are materials in the public domain or are under a license that allows them to be freely used, changed, or shared with others. We’ll hear from instructors at the University of New Mexico who are using and creating these materials and why they love them.
Let's Talk New Mexico
Night Owl City via Flickr
Creative Commons License
In 2018, a judge ruled in the Yazzie/Martinez lawsuit that New Mexico was failing to provide an equitable education to students who are low-income, Native American, have disabilities or are English language learners. This means that the state is in direct violation of the education clause in the New Mexico State Constitution.
Carol Boss talks with Dana Rubin, author of the new book "Speaking While Female: 75 Extraordinary Speeches by American Women."
Mountain West News Bureau