Kindergartners to high schoolers faced with a range of scenarios for virtual and in-person classes are expressing both fear and glee over leaving home to learn.
According to the Santa Fe Public Schools website, there are 28 schools in Santa Fe serving some 13,000 students. This does not include miscellaneous administrative fac…
"What we did in the spring was stand something up to keep the light on. We did not have the luxury of a well-thought-out plan," said Tom Ryan, the district's chief information and strategy officer.
New Mexico schools may be operating virtually through at least Labor Day Weekend but the annual back-to-school tax holiday remains in place.
With remote learning part of an increasing number of fall reopening plans, districts are facing pressure to improve after many students got left behind this spring in the scramble to close schools during the coronavirus pandemic. But investment in training varies widely.
"Everybody likes to say, ‘We have to think outside the box,’ but we have to start thinking like there is no box and come up with ways to make this work," said April Pickrell, music coordinator for Santa Fe Public Schools.
A couple of schools are building outdoor learning areas to reduce the risks of spreading the novel coronavirus. Others are eyeing a hybrid model of in-person and online instruction.
The move comes two weeks after the private school decided to suspend academic operations for grades 6-11 as it faced a significant drop in enrollment.
Cabinet Secretary Ryan Stewart said in a phone interview Monday he has been in Philadelphia for most of the last four months with his wife and son.
A collaborative group of leaders of independent private schools will meet Monday to discuss the best course of action.
"I firmly believe we should err on the side of caution as the risks are too great," board member Sarah Boses said, later adding, "This is a matter of life and death."
ALBUQUERQUE — The Albuquerque school district has proposed a hybrid learning plan for the upcoming school year to provide flexibility as schools attempt to safely reop…
SFPS is working with the local teachers union to seek board approval to conduct remote learning for at least the first nine weeks of the fall semester.
West Las Vegas Superintendent Chris Gutierrez made the call Tuesday morning. The Los Alamos school board voted in a meeting late Tuesday night to follow a similar path.
Educators are in the middle of an increasingly politicized debate on how best to reopen schools this fall, a daunting challenge as infections spike in the U.S.
Teachers in Santa Fe and across New Mexico are asking for coronavirus testing and personal protective equipment; many object to returning at all.
More students in grades 4-12 who participated in the survey favored a full-time return to schools than either distance learning or a combination of in-class and online education.
To help offset higher enrollment costs and pandemic-related financial struggles, the college's foundation has started an emergency assistance fund that will provide up to $300 to cover urgent expenses.
Julie Lucero, special-education director at Santa Fe Public Schools, says her department's goal is to have students with disabilities on campus at least four days per week.
The departures come as public universities and colleges in New Mexico are preparing for austere times as the state has reduced previously approved higher education spending amid a huge budget shortfall.
Santa Fe Public Schools teachers want answers from the district and state Public Education Department about why they may be asked to return to the classroom next month.
Last fall, Jon sat down to eat a snack. After seeing he had no lions in his animal cracker bag, Jon swiped his snack across the table, rose, and threw his chair agains…
The agency on Wednesday took over an array of statewide services for children from prenatal to age 5 that previously were spread among several agencies.
"Until there are long-term comprehensive reforms implemented by the state, the court will maintain jurisdiction over this case," Judge Matthew Wilson ruled.
State District Judge Matthew Wilson is set to hear arguments on whether to dismiss the case, which requires the state to provide more education funding for its most at-risk students.
Our state has a long, rich history — Santa Fe was declared the capital in 1610 (roughly the same time Jamestown was established in 1607) — but people have inhabited th…
Though eager to see their students again after a disrupted 2019-20 school year, educators voiced concerns and uncertainty as New Mexico's Public Education Department unveiled its plan to bring students back in August.
The guidelines call for schools to screen staff members for symptoms and check their temperatures daily while limiting attendance to 50 percent capacity.