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Editor’s note: This is one in a series of Searchlight New Mexico interviews with education activists in the state. The conversations span the gamut from language immersion to teacher shortages, child trauma and what it takes to finally reform New Mexico’s schools.

It wa...

It’s 7 a.m. on a Thursday morning, and Stephanie Walther is heading to work at Aspen Community School. Unlike the teachers in her school who arrive with the day’s lesson plan, Stephanie is concerned about whether some of the families from her school had a bed to sleep...

October 14, 2019

Behind the scenes this summer at Communities In Schools of New Mexico (CIS), we were thrilled to have Jocelyn Solis (Capital High CIS student, class of 2019) as our summer intern to manage the School Supply Drive!

It was so rewarding to have a CIS graduate work with o...

It takes a village to prepare for back-to-school.

Not to kill the summer buzz, but the start of the school year is just around the corner. And that means getting ready — buying school clothes, getting physicals and, of course, purchasing school supplies.

For many familie...

July 2, 2019

Communities In Schools of New Mexico

announces our new Board President

Communities In Schools of New Mexico (CIS) announces the appointment of Edward Tabet-Cubero as our new Board President, and we thank Carl Luff for his dedication and service in this leadership role ov...

June 19, 2019

CIS is thrilled to recognize three 2019 graduates that received college-bound scholarships!

Congratulations to Sebastian Jowers (left to right with his sponsor David Bulfer, Site Coordinator Ivan Cornejo, and sponsor Kelly Pope) for being the first recipient of the...

May 22, 2019

Support Our Graduates!

On Wednesday, May 1st, CIS seniors joined their Capital High class of 2019 for Parade Day and College Signing Day!  Excitement is building for our first CIS Graduation Celebration on Tuesday, May 21 followed by the whole school Graduation Ceremony...

May 22, 2019

Budget squeeze could hit
‘wraparound’ services

By T. S. Last / Journal Staff Writer
Sunday, May 12th, 2019 at 12:02am

Copyright © 2019 Albuquerque Journal
Santa Fe Public Schools is grappling with a budget squeeze next year, despite a 16% increase in spending on educ...

May 22, 2019

The CIS Volunteer Appreciation Event!

Thank you to all the volunteers and community partners that joined our end-of-year thank you event on April 30th at Nina Otero Community School. It was wonderful to acknowledge CIS volunteers that dedicate their time to help our stu...

May 22, 2019

Christina's Story

For many students facing challenges in their personal lives, school can be difficult. For Christina (not her real name), the past five years have been especially turbulent. Beginning in middle school, the campus wellness team recognized that Christina...

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