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Law enforcement officers stationed on New Mexico's public school campuses could become required to receive specialized training in how to act in an educational environment. Lawmakers on the state … more
A measure that would give tribes in New Mexico more control over education initiatives in their communities advanced in the state House on Friday (Jan. 31). The House Education Committee … more
Taos High School was placed on a brief lockdown Wednesday (Jan. 29) afternoon after a student allegedly made a verbal threat to a teacher.  “A student made a comment to a teacher and walked out of the classroom,” said Taos Police Chief David Trujillo.  more
"It's a difference of night and day," said one attendee of the Jan. 11 Questa school board meeting, comparing the chemistry of the new board to that of last year's board. more
Teams from Taos Charter School and Taos Integrated School of the Arts took fourth- and fifth-place honors, respectively, at the state-level "Future City" competition held in Albuquerque Jan. 11. more
"You never give up," said Taos International School founder Nadine Vigil. "If you believe in something, you do it." Vigil worked for Taos schools for 35 years, retired for four years, got bored - then in 2013 wrote the charter for TIS and still serves as its director and head administrator. more
Two new grant awards totaling $80,000 will enrich programs in the Peñasco school district this year. The district received $30,000 from the Public Education Department's computer science grant program, which provides funding on a competitive basis for staff to increase their professional learning in computer science or to launch or expand a CS program. more
Pursuing a college degree, vocational certificate or other postsecondary training can be challenging in ways people don't often talk about. more
Taos Academy has advanced to the final round of Samsung's 'Solve for Tomorrow' nationwide STEM contest , along with two other New Mexico schools. more
Based on testimony given at a Dec. 19 appeal hearing in Taos, independent hearing officer John Ziegler found that the Public Education Department was justified in suspending the Questa school board's authority from Nov. 12 until Jan. 1. more
The following are the 2019 Science Fair winners of Arroyos del Norte Elementary School: more
To experience the spirit of Christmas, the songs, the love and the laughter, in Taos County, a person need search no further than this year's Q Town Drama Club's production of "The Little Town of Christmas." more
After requesting a hearing to appeal the Public Education Dept.'s Nov. 12 suspension of the Questa school board, two board members stormed out in protest today (Dec. 19). more
A local Taos woman whose body was found on Dolan Street early Wednesday morning (Dec. 18) has been identified as Peggy Stall, a retired educator who had spent her career teaching students in Taos County. She was 71 years old. more
Taos Academy Charter students designed a drone to fly over wildfires and reduce the chances of fanning the flames. Taos High School students pitched the plans for a solar-powered computer lab. more
As students decide where to pursue college or vocational programs, our goal is to help them identify a healthy range of schools in regard to admissions selectivity and affordability. We encourage every student to apply to at least one in-state program. more
Imagine getting preventatives for the two greatest pitfalls of high school - suicide and pregnancy - without even leaving the building. Taos High School has teamed with El Centro Family Health to make that a reality. more
Tuesday (Dec. 10) The town of Taos council will meet for their regular meeting at 4 p.m.  and will hear an overview on the 2019 PASEO event. The event caused a controversy in September when community members began discussing what is and isn't art to be allowed in the event after an edgy performance piece by La Pocha Nostra.  more
Roger Montoya, a long-time dance and art instructor from Espanola, has been nominated as one of the top ten finalists for the CNN 2019 Hero award for his work with youth in the community. more
As the sun set behind Taos Country Club on Nov. 14, dozens of local teachers filed into its banquet hall and lit the fires of inspiration for what's possible in education. more
What is Love of Reading? A wide variety of books have been arranged by reading levels in different sections of the Ranchos de Taos Elementary School Library by the For the Love of Reading … more
Elizabeth Groginsky started her career on the other end of the phone from mothers fleeing abusive homes and hearing reports of child neglect. Answering the hotline for a domestic abuse prevention project in Colorado in the 1990s, she heard firsthand how a lack of early support could lead to violent ends down the road. more
Taos Pueblo Headstart and Day School is on a two-hour delay today (Nov. 22), after snowstorm blanketed Taos County for much of Thursday. Roads around Taos Valley are icy and snow packed. more
The acting Questa school board today (Nov. 21) heard an appeal for reinstatement from a former Questa High School teacher who was terminated in August by then-Superintendent Michael Lovato for alleged sexual misconduct with a female student. more
When Ron Striegel took his health science students at Vista Grande Charter High School over to Holy Cross Medical Center last week (Nov. 15) to learn cardiopulmonary resuscitation, he had bigger plans in mind. more
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