While not all child well-being indicators are going down, NM children are 50% more likely to live in poverty than children in other states AND not only are we ranked 50th in child poverty, while the nation is improving in this area, NM is worsening significantly. Read on.
One measure of a society, indeed of a world, is how well it can work together to solve problems, address challenges, take advantage of sustainable opportunities. Right now, we get an F for this and have for some time. Retake recommends going local to create change and find hope.
There were hundreds of people inside and hundreds lined up to get in to testify against the obscene ALEC-inspired revisions to national science standards. You have til 5pm for formally contact PED with input. But this post also includes links to contact info for PED Commissioners and map of districts.
IATSE, DPNM, Retake and others are sponsoring a rally to protest NM’s new science standards that omit evolution and climate change. The post also includes a look at the general state of public K-12 education in the US as well as background on the proposed NM Science Standards. Not a pretty picture.