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  • New Mexico Wavered on Evolution and Climate Change in Science ... - New York Times
    published on Fri, 20 Oct 2017 20:10:12 GMT
    New York TimesNew Mexico Wavered on Evolution and Climate Change in Science ...New York TimesThe state's Education Department unveiled a proposal that used soft language on evolution and climate change. Then came the public outcry.Scores decry new science standards | The Taos NewstaosnewsEducation group supports changes to science standards - KRQE.comKRQE News 13all 6 news articles »...
  • Evolution is Back In New Mexico Schools After Uproar from Scientific ... - Newsweek
    published on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:55:52 GMT
    NewsweekEvolution is Back In New Mexico Schools After Uproar from Scientific ...NewsweekAdvocates of science literacy, rejoice—evolution and climate change are returning to New Mexico's education standards. On Tuesday, New Mexico's Public ...Developments in New Mexico | NCSENational Center for Science EducationNew Mexico: OK, fine, we'll put science back in science standards ...GristHot debate over global warming in New MexicoSouthCoastToday.comPatheos (blog) -Las Cruces ...
  • Facing Public Outcry, New Mexico Restores Evolution and Global ... - Mother Jones
    published on Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:42:00 GMT
    Mother JonesFacing Public Outcry, New Mexico Restores Evolution and Global ...Mother JonesNew Mexico's public education agency announced late Tuesday that it would restore references to evolution, global warming, and the age of the Earth that had ...New Mexico education secretary places "evolution" back into new science standardsKVIA El PasoNew Mexico's proposed science standards leave out climate changeThinkProgressPED dropping some proposed changes to science standards ....
  • Scores decry new science standards - Santa Fe New Mexican
    published on Tue, 17 Oct 2017 04:10:33 GMT
    Santa Fe New MexicanScores decry new science standardsSanta Fe New MexicanMore than 200 people showed up at the Public Education Department on Monday to voice opposition to the New Mexico STEM-Ready Standards, due to go into effect for state schools in July 2018. Of those, at least 70 spoke against the standards and many ...New Mexico holds hearing on education standards omitting references to global warmingCBS NewsAFT New Mexico Blasts Martinez Administration's Proposed Science Educati...
  • State to rewrite proposed science standards - Santa Fe New Mexican
    published on Wed, 18 Oct 2017 04:47:42 GMT
    KOB 4State to rewrite proposed science standardsSanta Fe New MexicanBill Soules, a Las Cruces Democrat and a former educator, Eileen Everett, executive director of the Environmental Education Association of New Mexico and Meredith Machen, president of the League of Women Voters of New Mexico — said they hope the ...New Mexico May Restore Evolution to Science StandardsU.S. News & World ReportOpponents anxiously await PED's decision on science standards ...KOB 4New Mexico PED to revise ...
  • Dona Ana County maps out plan for early childhood education | The ... - New Mexico Political Report
    published on Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:20:59 GMT
    New Mexico Political ReportDona Ana County maps out plan for early childhood education | The ...New Mexico Political ReportCharlie Garcia is a bubbly 4-year-old with soft brown curls. Sitting down for a small group activity on a late-August afternoon at Alpha School in Las Cruces, she ...Billy Garrett to run for New Mexico lieutenant governorLas Cruces Sun-Newsall 3 news articles »...
  • 'Teach-in' uses facts, humor to challenge science standards ... - Santa Fe New Mexican
    published on Sat, 14 Oct 2017 06:18:05 GMT
    Santa Fe New Mexican'Teach-in' uses facts, humor to challenge science standards ...Santa Fe New MexicanFriday's demonstration, organized by Santa Fe school board member Steven Carrillo, followed weeks of concern and even outrage over the state's proposed ...61 Scientists Protest Changes to New Mexico Science Standards on ...The 74Critics of New Mexico science standards organize protestsEducation WeekPublic weighs in on science controversyAlbuquerque Journaltaosnewsall 8 news...
  • Dona Ana County maps out plan for early childhood education - New Mexico In Depth
    published on Tue, 17 Oct 2017 21:32:02 GMT
    New Mexico In DepthDona Ana County maps out plan for early childhood educationNew Mexico In Depth“What we're trying to do is solve the problem in Doña Ana County, but I do believe that by doing this work, we're going to affect how New Mexico looks at the situation,” says Frank Lopez, executive director of Ngage New Mexico. The education nonprofit ......
  • Governor appoints two new NNMC regents - Santa Fe New Mexican
    published on Wed, 18 Oct 2017 03:13:14 GMT
    Santa Fe New MexicanGovernor appoints two new NNMC regentsSanta Fe New MexicanThe Governor's Office announced Friday that she had appointed Robert Rhodes of Alto, N.M., to fill the long-vacant seat of former Regent Donald Martinez, who resigned. In a news release, the Governor's Office said Rhodes has nearly 30 years of ......
  • Springboard! Scholarship created by women to help women in southern New Mexico - Las Cruces Sun-News
    published on Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:44:00 GMT
    Las Cruces Sun-NewsSpringboard! Scholarship created by women to help women in southern New MexicoLas Cruces Sun-NewsThe SpringBoard! scholarship currently awards $1,000 scholarships to deserving women in southern New Mexico who are pursuing higher education at a southern New Mexico community college or vocational school. Over the years, the scholarship has ......