UNM students reporting for Raising New Mexico will be working in alignment with our new partner, Searchlight New Mexico, a non-profit investigative journalism service based in Santa Fe. Searchlight NM is taking the lead on the Raising New Mexico project — focusing 2018 coverage on the tragic state of child well-being in New Mexico.
Throughout 2018 News Port will share the professional reporting from the Searchlight team. Additional reporting will be added and the hope is that the coverage informs the public conversation and the public agenda in a pivotal election year.
Editor’s note: This article was first published on Searchlight New Mexico and has been republished with their permission. Minor style changes were made with permission. BY LAUREN VILLAGRAN /RAISING NEW MEXICO — THE ROAD SO FAR The big idea — a plan to close the achievement gap between low- and upper-income students — jumped off the […]
This Week, Searchlight New Mexico, a nonprofit nonpartisan investigative news organization, launched its series, Raising New Mexico. We call on the state to give child well-being the highest priority – not just with talk but with effective action. This is the Editor’s Letter. One of the most damning things you can say about your home […]