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PNS Daily Newscast - May 24, 2019 


President Trump's reported to be ready to sign disaster relief bill without money for border security. Also on the Friday rundown: House bills would give millions a path to citizenship; and remembering California’s second-deadliest disaster.

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Public News Service - NM: Education

Albuquerque, NM - Children are being born into poverty at a staggering rate in New Mexico – and with the current economic downturn, the situation is expected to worsen. The Children's Defense Fund (CDF) has released a new report that chronicles "The State of America's Children." It includes f

Albuquerque, NM - Education shouldn't be done on a shoestring. That's the message for the current American Education Week from a coalition of New Mexico educators, who will be kicking off a campaign to push for sufficiently-funded schools with a rally today in the State Capitol rotunda. National Edu

Albuquerque, NM - The latest news on the nation's economy and job market has been gloomy, but at least one analysis predicts the gray skies could clear up as the nation moves toward renewable energy. The report, published by the Blue Green Alliance, predicts the creation of 800,000 "green collar" j

Albuquerque, NM - How to show educators how much they mean during this Teacher Appreciation Week? Sharon Morgan, president of National Education Association-New Mexico, has a few suggestions. A simple "Thank you!" can go a long way for a teacher who devotes countless hours--and often his or her ow

Albuquerque, NM – After getting permission to set up an information table at Albuquerque High School, a local grassroots group was turned away yesterday. Members of the Southwest Organizing Project had arranged to set up a table during the lunch hour to discuss with students alternatives to mi

Farmington, NM – Students trying form a Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) club at Piedra Vista High School in Farmington were turned down after the school received complaints from some parents. However, the school may have to reconsider. The American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico has sent a le

Albuquerque, NM – The Albuquerque school board will consider a recommendation tonight to create an independent school police force and to arm all officers. Rio Grande High School teacher Rosina Roybal says the idea has had a mixed reaction from students. "A lot of the students are feeling li

Many New Mexico schools will be back in session next month, but even then, a number of rural districts will still be searching for qualified teachers. A new report, from the American Federation of Teachers states that teachers, unions and school districts could help address that shortage by agreeing

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