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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

Not criminal but not legal?

Ballot initiative on city pot rules could leave enforcement options

Local News Marsha Garcia and three others canvassed last week for a citywide ballot initiative to lessen the city’s penalties for small possession of marijuana.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Joey Peters

Health Department Eases Proposed Medical Pot Rules

The state may backtrack on controversial new medical marijuana regulations

Local News Patients and producers appear to have made strides in their objections to rule controversial rule changes proposed for the state's Medical Cannabis Program.

Monday, July 21, 2014 Joey Peters

Green Peace

Local News As of press time, the Reducing Marijuana Penalties initiative was on track to submit required signatures to launch a marijuana decriminalization ballot initiative in Santa Fe this fall.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 Joey Peters

LEAD Off

Alternative incarceration program aims to help opiate addicts kick the habit and stop stealing stuff

Local News If numbers are telling, then Santa Fe’s program to give drug addicts a second chance is off to a slow start. One year after its green light from City Council, just five clients are enrolled in the Law Enforce...

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 Joey Peters
 
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