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Let's Talk New Mexico 4/16, 8a: School staff around the state are racing to get meals, services and instruction to students stuck at home, but not all children have the tools or support they need to continue their learning. On this week’s call-in show, we’ll hear from educators about how they’re working to keep students engaged amid the public health crisis. How is the pandemic exacerbating long-standing inequities in New Mexico’s school system? How are districts working to overcome gaps in infrastructure like broadband access? What creative solutions are possible? Write us at or join the conversation by calling (505) 277-5866 during the show Thursday morning.

Ethics Enforcement Gap Remains Unaddressed

Mar 9, 2016
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Polls show New Mexicans believe their government is corrupt. State lawmakers say that while there may be a few bad apples, the system we have is working.

But the facts show just the opposite: New Mexico has the widest gap in the country between the laws on the books and the way those laws are actually enforced, according to a 2015 report from the Center for Public Integrity.

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UPDATE 6:05 pm - NEA New Mexico's Charles Goodmacher was in the courtroom late this afternoon and said the judge ruled in favor of the union. We will be following this story as it unfolds. Check back for updates.