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Governor Susana Martinez Signs Legislation to Improve NM Schools

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Bills Expand K-3 Plus Program, Allow Excellent Teachers to Become Principals Much Quicker

ALBUQUERQUE — Gov. Susana Martinez signed two pieces of the legislation to help improve New Mexico’s schools. The first bill (HB 479) expands access to K-3 Plus, a program for struggling students that provides additional...

Shaping Healthy Habits in School Children

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SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Health in collaboration with the Public Education Department work year round to promote public health in New Mexico schools.

“School health is much more than ensuring students have access to a nurse at school. Strong school health programs help prevent chronic disease by ensuring students have access to nutritious food and opportunities for physical activity before and after school,” said Department of Health Secretary Retta Ward, MPH. “We know that healthy children miss fewer days of school, and generally perform better academically.”

The Department of Health through the Office of School and Adolescent Health, works closely with the...

Karlstrom named UNM’s 60th Annual Research Lecturer

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UNM Professor Karl Karlstrom teaches a Freshman Learning Communities class to his students grom one of his laboratories – the Grand Canyon. Photos courtesy of UNM. Annual award one of highest honors bestowed on faculty

ALBUQUERQUE – Dr. Karl Karlstrom may not be a University of New Mexico-Gallup, professor, but he is an UNM professor and the recipient of 2015 Annual Research Lecturer award, one of the highest honors the university bestows on its faculty.

Karlstrom has spent a lifetime studying rocks. A professor of geology in University of New Mexico’s Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences (E&PS), Karlstrom has carved out an impressive academic career conducting research on rocks at one of the world’s most famous laboratories in one of the most fascinating places – the Grand Canyon.

Karlstrom, who has been at UNM for 22...

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