Category: Editorial

NM Legislative Session

By Daymon Ely, Democrat, District 23 New Mexico House of Representatives. The Legislature starts up again on January 21.  Every even year is a short session – 30 days.  Every odd year is a long session – 60 days.  In the long session, anything goes.   This means that there is no limitation on the …

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Teacher Shortage Imperils State’s Public Education

By Charles Goodmacher Jonny is a fourth-grader in a small, rural school in New Mexico. His teacher lacks any form of teacher’s license. It’s common for long-term substitutes to teach for an entire year or more in this school. Jonny’s class is reported in a statewide report that shows 644 teacher vacancies. Daniella is a …

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An Editorial by Karen Schafer

To the editor of the Rio Rancho Observer: Your cartoon making fun of Greta Thunberg in the December 29 edition was totally inappropriate and insulting.  This young woman has done more to bring awareness of the climate crisis than any other single individual.  To deny that there is a crisis in short sighted and aligns …

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