Agency offices are used to house foster children despite the state’s promise to provide them with appropriate homes
An expert report found that New Mexico’s child welfare system has housed foster kids in homeless shelters and other inappropriate settings.
Youth crisis shelters aren’t set up to deal with foster youth who need intensive mental health treatment. When teens try to harm themselves or others, staff resort to calling 911.
New Mexico Struggles With Reforming Child Welfare System
The Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon wildfire left families without running water and children without belongings. Can students learn after so much loss?
‘Is your land for sale?’ Alarming offers to buy property in the burn zone leave some New Mexicans affronted
2,300 homeless youths in Albuquerque — and most of them out of sight
A mental health crisis grows in NM amid a dire lack of services
A state agency will hire, oversee attorneys in neglect and abuse cases. Some say that’s a bad idea.
Conservatives are fighting educational reforms with a single war cry: “It’s CRT!”