November 3, 2015

Gov. seeks $10M more for state reading program -- Santa Fe New Mexican

Gov. Susana Martinez said Monday she wants state legislators to allocate $10 million more next year for a program aimed at helping the state’s youngest students read better.

The New Mexico Reads to Lead program provides school districts with money for reading coaches, additional training for teachers and screening of children from kindergarten through third grade to pinpoint those who need the most help. -- 11/3/2015


Governor: No Special Session On REAL ID In New Mexico – KUNM/Associated Press

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez's office says she won't call a special legislative session to fix the state's noncompliance with the federal REAL ID Act.

The governor is expected to put the issue on the agenda — again — for next session. -- 11/2/2015