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Your N.M. Gov: EP 7 With Hannah Colton

Jan 28, 2020
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Hanna Colton, public health and education reporter with KUNM, sits down with me in-studio to talk about a few of the education bills that are on deck at the Roundhouse. She also breaks down how you can find out more about the bills yourself.

1.26.20 - New Mexico's Kids Count Data

Jan 28, 2020

1/26 7p: What can lawmakers do to help children in New Mexico?

This week on Generation Justice, we spoke with NM Voices for Children Deputy Director, Amber Wallin, about teen/child well-being in our state and the 2019 KIDS COUNT Data Book.

Each year, New Mexico Voices for Children releases the Kids Count data in preparation for the New Mexico State legislative session. Tune in to hear how our kids are doing and get an update on the events happening at the Roundhouse. 

 

Your NM Gov: Ep. 3 With Gwyneth Doland

Jan 22, 2020
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I had a great  talk with Gwyneth Doland of KNME, where we discuss the fiscal responsiblity of our elected officals, the merits of the "Opportunity Scholarship," and the odds of recreational cannabis becoming a reality for New Mexico. 

Your NM Gov: Ep. 2 With Hannah Colton

Jan 21, 2020
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An in-studio talk with Hannah Colton, public health reporter for KUNM, where we discuss the education proposals on the docket for the 54th session of the state Legislature. We also talk about the governor's plans to increase the quality of the state's early childhood education program, as well as the Opportunity Scholarship proposal that is aimed to help older New Mexicans continue their education. 

Here's the bill for the Early Childhood Education plan, HB 83.

Bill Expands Access To Lottery Scholarships

Feb 6, 2019
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Students with disabilities who had to leave the state in order to attend high schools that met their needs are now eligible for the New Mexico Lottery Scholarship. Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed a bill into law on Monday that changes the scholarship requirements.

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This Sunday, we highlight the work of individuals and organizations committed to the critical issues of immigration and education. We speak with Barni Qaasim, a California based activist, storyteller and documentarian, Alejandro Macias of the New Mexico Immigrant Law Center, and Ian Esquibel, the Executive Director of The Learning Alliance.