'; } // return array of supporters (Supporter,Link), selected randomly function randomSupporters($limit = false) { $sql = "Select * from ActiveSupporters"; if ($limit) $sql .= " limit $num"; $result = mysql_query($sql); $res = array(); if ($result) { while ($row = mysql_fetch_assoc($result)) { $link = trim($row['Website'] != ''?$row['Website']: ($row['FacebookFollowing']?$row['Facebook']: ($row['TwitterFollowing']?$row['Twitter']: ($row['GooglePlusFollowing']?$row['GooglePlus']: ($row['OtherSocialMedia']?$row['OtherSocialMedia']:false) ) ) ) ); if ($link && strncasecmp($link,'http:',5)) $link = 'http://'.$link; $res[] = array('Supporter'=>$row['GroupName'],'Link'=>$link); } } return $res; } // return Weekly Audience Average function weeklyAudienceAverage() { $sql = "select * from BrochureGeneral where Dname='WeeklyAudienceAverage'"; $result = mysql_query($sql); $row = mysql_fetch_array($result); if ($row) return $row['DValue']; } ?> Public News Service Newscasts https://www.publicnewsservice.org/index.php Public News Service The Public News Service provides reporting on a wide range of social, community, and environmental issues for mainstream and alternative media. Public News Service info@publicnewsservice.org no New Mexico Cities Host 'Lights for Liberty' Vigils Fri, 12 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-07-12/immigrant/new-mexico-cities-host-lights-for-liberty-vigils/a67117-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-07-12/immigrant/new-mexico-cities-host-lights-for-liberty-vigils/a67117-1 Lights for Liberty" vigils. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Civic Engagement Civil Rights Immigrant Women's Youth Report: NM Effectively Placing Foster Children in Families Thu, 04 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-04-04/childrens-issues/report-nm-effectively-placing-foster-children-in-families/a66032-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-04-04/childrens-issues/report-nm-effectively-placing-foster-children-in-families/a66032-1 (Read More)]]> Children's Family/Father Issues Youth NM Legislators to Hear Need to Improve Kids' Well-Being Tue, 15 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-01-15/childrens-issues/nm-legislators-to-hear-need-to-improve-kids-well-being/a65224-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-01-15/childrens-issues/nm-legislators-to-hear-need-to-improve-kids-well-being/a65224-1 New Mexico KIDS COUNT Data Book. Deputy Director Amber Wallin said there have been improvements in teen birth rates, increased rates of kids covered by insurance, higher preschool enrollment and reduced child poverty. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Children's Civic Engagement Early Childhood Education Education Youth NM Legislature Faces Mandatory 'Rethink' of Education System Wed, 02 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-01-02/education/nm-legislature-faces-mandatory-rethink-of-education-system/a65058-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-01-02/education/nm-legislature-faces-mandatory-rethink-of-education-system/a65058-1 ruled that New Mexico was violating the rights of at-risk students. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Children's Early Childhood Education Education Livable Wages/Working Families Youth Report: NM Foster Teens Thrive Better With Extended Care Thu, 15 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-11-15/childrens-issues/report-nm-foster-teens-thrive-better-with-extended-care/a64659-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-11-15/childrens-issues/report-nm-foster-teens-thrive-better-with-extended-care/a64659-1 The Annie E. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Education Family/Father Issues Poverty Youth Childhood Trauma Focus of Southern NM Conference Mon, 12 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-11-12/childrens-issues/childhood-trauma-focus-of-southern-nm-conference/a64550-2 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-11-12/childrens-issues/childhood-trauma-focus-of-southern-nm-conference/a64550-2 a recent study, and that’s the topic of a conference on childhood trauma coming up in Las Cruces on Wednesday. Many mental health experts think childhood trauma is one of the most urgent public health challenges in the country. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Family/Father Issues Hunger/Food/Nutrition Mental Health Poverty Youth NM Governor's Race Puts Spotlight on Education Mon, 05 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-11-05/education/nm-governors-race-puts-spotlight-on-education/a64494-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-11-05/education/nm-governors-race-puts-spotlight-on-education/a64494-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Children's Consumer Early Childhood Education Education Youth FDA Takes Aggressive Steps to Curb Teen E-Cigarette Use Tue, 09 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-10-09/smoking-prevention/fda-takes-aggressive-steps-to-curb-teen-e-cigarette-use/a64237-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-10-09/smoking-prevention/fda-takes-aggressive-steps-to-curb-teen-e-cigarette-use/a64237-1 (Read More)]]> Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Children's Health Smoking Prevention Youth Report: Young NM Parents Need Support to Thrive Thu, 27 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-09-27/childrens-issues/report-young-nm-parents-need-support-to-thrive/a64063-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-09-27/childrens-issues/report-young-nm-parents-need-support-to-thrive/a64063-1 The Annie E. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Consumer Education Family/Father Issues Livable Wages/Working Families Youth Court Requires Quick Turnaround for Equity in NM's Public Schools Tue, 24 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-07-24/education/court-requires-quick-turnaround-for-equity-in-nms-public-schools/a63434-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-07-24/education/court-requires-quick-turnaround-for-equity-in-nms-public-schools/a63434-1 unconstitutionally depriving at-risk students of a quality education. Education advocates are calling it a win for New Mexico children, and say work needs to begin immediately on a plan to serve all the state's public-school children. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Children's Early Childhood Education Education Native American Social Justice Youth NM Child Well-Being Slips, Isolated Bright Spots Wed, 27 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-06-27/childrens-issues/nm-child-well-being-slips-isolated-bright-spots/a63037-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-06-27/childrens-issues/nm-child-well-being-slips-isolated-bright-spots/a63037-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Census Children's Community Issues and Volunteering Health Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Teen Pregnancy Prevention Youth Childhood Ends Too Soon for Many NM Kids Thu, 31 May 2018 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-05-31/childrens-issues/childhood-ends-too-soon-for-many-nm-kids/a62702-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-05-31/childrens-issues/childhood-ends-too-soon-for-many-nm-kids/a62702-1 End of Childhood report. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Family/Father Issues Health Hunger/Food/Nutrition Poverty Teen Pregnancy Prevention Youth NM's Sabinoso Wilderness Celebrated with Calls to Reauthorize LWCF Tue, 29 May 2018 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-05-29/environment/nms-sabinoso-wilderness-celebrated-with-calls-to-reauthorize-lwcf/a62668-2 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-05-29/environment/nms-sabinoso-wilderness-celebrated-with-calls-to-reauthorize-lwcf/a62668-2 (Read More)]]> Children's Consumer Environment Toxics Youth Fewer ICE Deportations Reported in Cities With "Welcoming" Policies Thu, 24 May 2018 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-05-24/immigrant-issues/fewer-ice-deportations-reported-in-cities-with-welcoming-policies/a62629-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-05-24/immigrant-issues/fewer-ice-deportations-reported-in-cities-with-welcoming-policies/a62629-1 By Michael J. Dax/Broadcast version by Roz Brown Reporting for the Yes! Magazine-New Mexico News Connection Collaboration A year after the Santa Fe City Council adopted (in February 2017) a resolution strengthening its welcoming and non-discrimination policies toward immigrants, the federal government launched a series of audits demanding verification from local small businesses that their employees were eligible to work in the country. ...(Read More)]]> Civil Rights Human Rights/Racial Justice Immigrant Youth New Data Shows Albuquerque Evictions Higher Than U.S. Average Mon, 23 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-04-23/poverty-issues/new-data-shows-albuquerque-evictions-higher-than-u-s-average/a62282-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-04-23/poverty-issues/new-data-shows-albuquerque-evictions-higher-than-u-s-average/a62282-1 Eviction Lab project shows that most evictions occur in the south and southeast portions of the United States, but Albuquerque's evictions in 2016 were higher than the national average. The project examined more than 80 million records going back to 2000, and found that in 2016, four eviction notices were filed every minute. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Community Issues and Volunteering Consumer Housing/Homelessness Poverty Youth Gathering at Taos Plaza for Gun Violence Walkout Wed, 14 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-03-14/civic-engagement/gathering-at-taos-plaza-for-gun-violence-walkout/a61812-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-03-14/civic-engagement/gathering-at-taos-plaza-for-gun-violence-walkout/a61812-1 (Read More)]]> Civic Engagement Education Gun Violence Prevention Youth Record Attendance as "Moms Demand Action" on Gun Laws Mon, 05 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-03-05/civic-engagement/record-attendance-as-moms-demand-action-on-gun-laws/a61674-2 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-03-05/civic-engagement/record-attendance-as-moms-demand-action-on-gun-laws/a61674-2 New Mexico chapter, was started in 2012 by Shannon Watts, after 20 children and six adults were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Civic Engagement Gun Violence Prevention Youth NM's Children Suffer Traumatic Experiences at Higher Rates Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-02-14/childrens-issues/nms-children-suffer-traumatic-experiences-at-higher-rates/a61441-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-02-14/childrens-issues/nms-children-suffer-traumatic-experiences-at-higher-rates/a61441-1 Child Trends report shows New Mexico children suffer traumatic events at a higher rate than kids in almost any other state in the nation. Those events, known as Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), include abuse and neglect, living with someone who has an untreated mental illness, the death of a parent, and extreme economic insecurity. ...(Read More)]]> Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Budget Policy & Priorities Children's Early Childhood Education Family/Father Issues Mental Health Poverty Youth Mandatory College Application Bill Advances at NM Legislature Mon, 05 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-02-05/education/mandatory-college-application-bill-advances-at-nm-legislature/a61273-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-02-05/education/mandatory-college-application-bill-advances-at-nm-legislature/a61273-1 bill is advancing in the Legislature that would require high schools students to apply to at least one two or four-year college before they're allowed to graduate. Exceptions would be made for students who can show they've committed to military service, a vocational program, or work upon graduation in an apprenticeship or internship. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Education Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Youth Are Today's Young "Gamers" Tomorrow's Problem Gamblers? Thu, 04 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-01-04/consumer-issues/are-todays-young-gamers-tomorrows-problem-gamblers/a60882-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-01-04/consumer-issues/are-todays-young-gamers-tomorrows-problem-gamblers/a60882-1 (Read More)]]> Children's Consumer Health Mental Health Youth NM's Aztec High School Remains Closed Following Deadly Shooting Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-12-11/childrens-issues/nms-aztec-high-school-remains-closed-following-deadly-shooting/a60588-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-12-11/childrens-issues/nms-aztec-high-school-remains-closed-following-deadly-shooting/a60588-1 (Read More)]]> Children's Education Gun Violence Prevention Mental Health Youth New Brain Research Can Help NM Foster Kids Become Successful Adults Thu, 07 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-12-07/childrens-issues/new-brain-research-can-help-nm-foster-kids-become-successful-adults/a60543-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-12-07/childrens-issues/new-brain-research-can-help-nm-foster-kids-become-successful-adults/a60543-1 (Read More)]]> Children's Early Childhood Education Education Family/Father Issues Mental Health Youth NM Kids Struggle for Equal Chance to Succeed Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-10-24/childrens-issues/nm-kids-struggle-for-equal-chance-to-succeed/a59970-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-10-24/childrens-issues/nm-kids-struggle-for-equal-chance-to-succeed/a59970-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Children's Early Childhood Education Education Immigrant Livable Wages/Working Families Youth NM Rally Protests "Dumbing Down" of Science Education Mon, 16 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-10-16/education/nm-rally-protests-dumbing-down-of-science-education/a59865-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-10-16/education/nm-rally-protests-dumbing-down-of-science-education/a59865-1 (Read More)]]> Children's Climate Change/Air Quality Education Youth Evasivo Diploma de College impide poder de ganar dinero a los latinos Wed, 11 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-10-11/education/evasivo-diploma-de-college-impide-poder-de-ganar-dinero-a-los-latinos/a59804-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-10-11/education/evasivo-diploma-de-college-impide-poder-de-ganar-dinero-a-los-latinos/a59804-1 (Read More)]]> Education Family/Father Issues Livable Wages/Working Families Youth New Mexicans Denounce DACA Phase Out by President Trump Wed, 06 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-09-06/immigrant-issues/new-mexicans-denounce-daca-phase-out-by-president-trump/a59295-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-09-06/immigrant-issues/new-mexicans-denounce-daca-phase-out-by-president-trump/a59295-1 (Read More)]]> Children's Civil Rights Consumer Human Rights/Racial Justice Immigrant Youth Time to Dump New Mexico Student PARCC Tests? Thu, 24 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-08-24/education/time-to-dump-new-mexico-student-parcc-tests/a59135-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-08-24/education/time-to-dump-new-mexico-student-parcc-tests/a59135-1 (Read More)]]> Children's Early Childhood Education Education Youth Earth Guardians Youth in NM for Activist Training Mon, 24 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-07-24/environment/earth-guardians-youth-in-nm-for-activist-training/a58653-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-07-24/environment/earth-guardians-youth-in-nm-for-activist-training/a58653-1 (Read More)]]> Children's Climate Change/Air Quality Environment Environmental Justice Youth Report: NM Ranks 49th in Nation for Children's Well-Being Tue, 13 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-06-13/childrens-issues/report-nm-ranks-49th-in-nation-for-childrens-well-being/a58110-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-06-13/childrens-issues/report-nm-ranks-49th-in-nation-for-childrens-well-being/a58110-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Children's Early Childhood Education Education Family/Father Issues Housing/Homelessness Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Youth NM Roundhouse Legal Battle Stokes Hopes for Education Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-04-20/education/nm-roundhouse-legal-battle-stokes-hopes-for-education/a57336-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-04-20/education/nm-roundhouse-legal-battle-stokes-hopes-for-education/a57336-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Children's Early Childhood Education Education Family/Father Issues Youth New Mexico Cuts Number of Uninsured Kids by Almost Half Thu, 27 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-10-27/childrens-issues/new-mexico-cuts-number-of-uninsured-kids-by-almost-half/a54675-2 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-10-27/childrens-issues/new-mexico-cuts-number-of-uninsured-kids-by-almost-half/a54675-2 new report says. Researchers from the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families found that the rate of uninsured kids fell from 8.5 percent to 4.5 percent - which is just below the national average of 4.8 percent. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Consumer Health Youth Report: Youth Prisons Should Close for Good Mon, 24 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-10-24/juvenile-justice/report-youth-prisons-should-close-for-good/a54614-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-10-24/juvenile-justice/report-youth-prisons-should-close-for-good/a54614-1 The Annie E. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Consumer Criminal Justice Education Health Juvenile Justice Mental Health Social Justice Youth Report: NM Juvenile Offenders Trapped in “Debtor’s Prison” Wed, 14 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-09-14/juvenile-justice/report-nm-juvenile-offenders-trapped-in-debtors-prison/a54026-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-09-14/juvenile-justice/report-nm-juvenile-offenders-trapped-in-debtors-prison/a54026-1 (Read More)]]> Consumer Criminal Justice Juvenile Justice Livable Wages/Working Families Youth ITT Tech Closure Leaves Albuquerque Students Scrambling Wed, 07 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-09-07/education/itt-tech-closure-leaves-albuquerque-students-scrambling/a53918-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-09-07/education/itt-tech-closure-leaves-albuquerque-students-scrambling/a53918-1 (Read More)]]> Consumer Education Youth NM Remains Near Bottom in Kids Count Rankings Wed, 22 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-06-22/childrens-issues/nm-remains-near-bottom-in-kids-count-rankings/a52549-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-06-22/childrens-issues/nm-remains-near-bottom-in-kids-count-rankings/a52549-1 2016 Kids Count Data Book. It's the third year in a row that New Mexico has come in next-to-last on the basis of 16 indicators -- covering economic well-being, education, health, family and community. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Children's Early Childhood Education Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Teen Pregnancy Prevention Youth New Mexico Near Bottom of Financial Literacy Rankings Thu, 31 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-03-31/consumer-issues/new-mexico-near-bottom-of-financial-literacy-rankings/a51169-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-03-31/consumer-issues/new-mexico-near-bottom-of-financial-literacy-rankings/a51169-1 survey of financial literacy shows New Mexico residents rank poorly in understanding how to manage their money. The state ranks 43rd among the 50 states and the District of Columbia for its residents' money management skills, according to information from the online survey company WalletHub. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Community Issues and Volunteering Consumer Education Family/Father Issues Poverty Women's Youth New Mexico Lowers Incidence of Childhood Obesity Fri, 25 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-03-25/health-issues/new-mexico-lowers-incidence-of-childhood-obesity/a51040-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-03-25/health-issues/new-mexico-lowers-incidence-of-childhood-obesity/a51040-1 childhood obesity in the state has decreased by 16 percent over the past five years, both in kindergartners and third graders. Despite the progress, however, the state's Department of Health says that means more than one-in-three third graders and one-in-four kindergarten students is still overweight or obese. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Community Issues and Volunteering Consumer Disabilities Education Family/Father Issues Health Hunger/Food/Nutrition Poverty Water Women's Youth New Mexico Residents Rank 44th in Personal Savings Thu, 25 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-02-25/consumer-issues/new-mexico-residents-rank-44th-in-personal-savings/a50569-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-02-25/consumer-issues/new-mexico-residents-rank-44th-in-personal-savings/a50569-1 America Saves Week, and the group is challenging families without savings accounts – which means most of them – to start building a nest egg. ...(Read More)]]> Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Budget Policy & Priorities Consumer Family/Father Issues Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Youth Children’s Advocates Criticize 2017 New Mexico State Budget Tue, 23 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-02-23/childrens-issues/childrens-advocates-criticize-2017-new-mexico-state-budget/a50521-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-02-23/childrens-issues/childrens-advocates-criticize-2017-new-mexico-state-budget/a50521-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Children's Community Issues and Volunteering Early Childhood Education Education Family/Father Issues Health Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Youth Report: New Mexico Has Highest Rate of Child Poverty Tue, 19 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-01-19/childrens-issues/report-new-mexico-has-highest-rate-of-child-poverty/a49941-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-01-19/childrens-issues/report-new-mexico-has-highest-rate-of-child-poverty/a49941-1 annual KIDS COUNT report. The latest data, released today, shows that of the 16 factors cited, New Mexico kids made gains in a few areas, including a decline in teen births and higher graduation rates. ...(Read More)]]> Youth Poverty Livable Wages/Working Families Hunger/Food/Nutrition Housing/Homelessness Family/Father Issues Education Early Childhood Education Community Issues and Volunteering Children's Climate Change Poses Multiple Threats to Global Food System Mon, 07 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-12-07/climate-change-air-quality/climate-change-poses-multiple-threats-to-global-food-system/a49284-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-12-07/climate-change-air-quality/climate-change-poses-multiple-threats-to-global-food-system/a49284-1 new international study presented at the United Nations Climate Conference in Paris. Claudia Tebaldi, a scientist for the National Center for Atmospheric Research and co-author of the report, says reducing climate pollution is critical for producing enough food for people living in this century as well as future generations. ...(Read More)]]> Climate Change/Air Quality Community Issues and Volunteering Consumer Environment Environmental Justice Family/Father Issues Health Hunger/Food/Nutrition International Relief Oceans Poverty Rural/Farming Sustainable Agriculture Urban Planning/Transportation Water Women's Youth Children's Uninsured Rate at New Low Thu, 29 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-10-29/childrens-issues/childrens-uninsured-rate-at-new-low/a48679-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-10-29/childrens-issues/childrens-uninsured-rate-at-new-low/a48679-1 Georgetown University Center for Children and Families, the rate of uninsured children dropped to a historic low of six percent nationally in 2014, the year the Affordable Care Act (ACA) went into effect. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Children's Consumer Health Livable Wages/Working Families Social Justice Youth Tips to Keep Children Safe on Halloween Mon, 26 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-10-26/childrens-issues/tips-to-keep-children-safe-on-halloween/a48660-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-10-26/childrens-issues/tips-to-keep-children-safe-on-halloween/a48660-1 (Read More)]]> Children's Community Issues and Volunteering Early Childhood Education Education Family/Father Issues Health Youth Teenagers Need More Sleep, says CDC Mon, 24 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-08-24/education/teenagers-need-more-sleep-says-cdc/a47800-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-08-24/education/teenagers-need-more-sleep-says-cdc/a47800-1 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Epidemiologist Anne Wheaton with the CDC says only one in five students in New Mexico gets the recommended amount of sleep between eight-and-a-half and nine-and-a-half hours per night. ...(Read More)]]> Youth Mental Health Health Family/Father Issues Education Children's Protecting Colorado River Part of Latino Conservation Week Thu, 16 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-07-16/environment/protecting-colorado-river-part-of-latino-conservation-week/a47192-2 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-07-16/environment/protecting-colorado-river-part-of-latino-conservation-week/a47192-2 Nuestro Rio Youth Leadership program meeting in Colorado for a youth summit. ...(Read More)]]> Environment Water Youth Congress May Reform Standardized Testing in New Mexico and Across the Nation Thu, 09 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-07-09/education/congress-may-reform-standardized-testing-in-new-mexico-and-across-the-nation/a47072-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-07-09/education/congress-may-reform-standardized-testing-in-new-mexico-and-across-the-nation/a47072-1 National Education Association of New Mexico, says the Every Child Achieves Act would stop much of the testing linked to the No Child Left Behind law. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Children's Education Mental Health Youth Brain Drain Can Impact Children in New Mexico Mon, 15 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-06-15/education/brain-drain-can-impact-children-in-new-mexico/a46692-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-06-15/education/brain-drain-can-impact-children-in-new-mexico/a46692-1 (Read More)]]> Children's Education Youth NM Outpaces Nation in Child Placement Wed, 20 May 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-05-20/childrens-issues/nm-outpaces-nation-in-child-placement/a46295-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-05-20/childrens-issues/nm-outpaces-nation-in-child-placement/a46295-1 Annie E. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Education Poverty Youth Georgetown Jobs Report Ranks NM 34th in U.S. Thu, 02 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-04-02/budget-policy-and-priorities/georgetown-jobs-report-ranks-nm-34th-in-u-s/a45461-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-04-02/budget-policy-and-priorities/georgetown-jobs-report-ranks-nm-34th-in-u-s/a45461-1 report from Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce shows that 37 percent of the online job postings in New Mexico are for positions that require at least a four year college degree. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Consumer Livable Wages/Working Families Youth Troubling New Report Finds Young Men of Color Live Longer in Prison Than Outside Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-03-19/health-issues/troubling-new-report-finds-young-men-of-color-live-longer-in-prison-than-outside/a45201-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-03-19/health-issues/troubling-new-report-finds-young-men-of-color-live-longer-in-prison-than-outside/a45201-1 (Read More)]]> Youth Health Budget Policy & Priorities