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Living Wage Makes National Spotlight

Washington Post finds benefits and consequences are murky

Local News One of Santa Fe's signature progressive initiatives made the Washington Post in the tenth year of its existence, and the newspaper's analysis is ambiguous.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 Joey Peters

Young, Smart and Full of Heart

City’s low-budget internship program targets college professionals

Local News This summer, the city’s Economic Development Division is experimenting with a pilot internship program aimed at attracting younger people to Santa Fe’s professional scene.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 Joey Peters

Tank the Tests

News Briefs The union representing Santa Fe public school teachers is calling on the school district to delay a Common Core-aligned standardized test scheduled to phase in across New Mexico this year.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 Joey Peters

Wait Until Next Year

What's with the missing data in Santa Fe's teacher evaluations?

Local News By the state Public Education Department's accounts, Santa Fe teachers are performing much better than the rest of the state. 

Sunday, August 3, 2014 Joey Peters

Nonprofit Challenges Common Core-aligned Testing Contract

The contract to administer tests in 14 states could bring Pearson more than $1 billion

Local News A Washington-DC nonprofit is appealing the state's decision to award a lucrative standardized testing contract to for-profit education giant Pearson.

Thursday, July 31, 2014 Joey Peters

Reality TV, We Bow To Thee

The City of Santa Fe decided to be vulnerable and offer up to $100,000 to encourage ABC's The Bachelor to film here

Local News  The city's Convention and Visitors Bureau will offer a long-running ABC prime-time reality TV show up to $100,000 to convince the show to film an episode in Santa Fe. 

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Joey Peters

Not Cashed Yet

News Briefs Advocates for a marijuana decriminalization ballot initiative in Santa Fe came up short last week, but the drive for signatures continues.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Joey Peters

Decriminalization Effort Marches On

Reducing Marijuana Penalties is still collecting signatures across Santa Fe

Local News After falling short of required signatures in Santa Fe last week, Reducing Marijuana Penalties continues to collect canvass for ballot initiative. 

Monday, July 28, 2014 Joey Peters

Dead Heat?

Local News  A national poll putting the race between incumbent Republican Gov. Susana Martinez and Democratic Party challenger Gary King at a dead heat is making waves this week in the state's political landscape.

Friday, July 25, 2014 Joey Peters

Breaking Away

News Briefs One of Santa Fe’s public charter schools, Turquoise Trail Charter School, wants to break ties with the local school district.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Joey Peters
 
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