Pensacola, Fla., became one of the country’s first cities to dub itself an “Early Learning City.” With leadership from the business community, it linked up with the University of Chicago’s Thirty Million Words project to educate new parents on how to build their child’s brain — a project that could hold lessons for New Mexico.
Anthony presents some of the highest risks to infants and young children in a state that is already at rock bottom of the national barrel on child well-being. By the state health department’s reckoning, it’s the third-worst place in New Mexico to be a child.
We asked the five land commissioner candidates how they would steward our public trust lands and use their office to improve conditions for New Mexico’s children. Two responded.
We asked the four gubernatorial candidates about their childhoods, to understand how their formative years shaped their thinking about what we regard as the most critical issue confronting New Mexico.
New Mexico Voices for Children awards ‘Raising New Mexico’ project.
Ed Williams speaks with Radio Cafe’s Mary-Charlotte Domandi about his investigation into NM’s treatment foster care system.
The 11-year-old boy’s explanation didn’t make sense. He had shown up Sept. 25, 2017, at San Juan Regional Medical Center in Farmington — purple bruises covering his body, ligature marks on his neck, a patch of hair ripped from his head and black eyes so badly swollen he couldn’t latch his glasses behind his ears. […]
UNM Law Professor Maryam Ahranjani proposes a sensible national response to the Parkland, Fla., mass shooting.
For almost 30 years, New Mexico has maintained an iron grip on the bottom rung of key rankings. Why is it that even when the state makes improvements in education, health care or the economy, we barely budge? Each year, the Annie E. Casey Foundation ranks the 50 states on issues of child well-being. The […]
Addressing our problems will without question require massive investment. Failure to do so will cost the state far more.