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REPORT: Charter Schools Show Larger Achievement Gains – Especially for Low-Achieving Students

Earlier this month, the Thomas B. Fordham Institute released a special report titled “The Impact of Ohio Charter Schools on Student Outcomes, 2016–19.” The report …

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GETTING IN THE GAME: Mayor’s Administration Takes a Step Toward a Multi-Purpose Soccer Stadium

Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller announced last Friday that his administration is taking the next step toward a formal feasibility study for a multi-purpose soccer stadium …

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ELECTION 2020: Constitutional Amendment 1 Is Good for New Mexico

Much-needed Public Regulation Commission reform is on the ballot this election in the form of Constitutional Amendment 1, which would reduce the number of commissioners …

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SCHOOL'S BACK IN BUSINESS

SCHOOL’S BACK IN BUSINESS: ABQ Reads Distributes Books, Lap Desks, and School Supplies to Nearly 250 Elementary Students

Last week, Albuquerque Reads volunteers worked with Albuquerque Public Schools faculty and staff to distribute backpacks stuffed with books, lap desks, and other school supplies …

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Leadership Albuquerque Considers Downtown Transformation

TAKING IT DOWNTOWN: Leadership Albuquerque Considers Downtown Transformation in Last Program Day

In the final program day in Leadership Albuquerque’s 2019-2020 program year, the class heard presentations from a variety of experts on homelessness, law enforcement and …

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Mayor Keller Talks to GACC Board about COVID-19, Economic Recovery, and Getting ABQ on the Map

SILVER LININGS: Mayor Keller Talks to GACC Board about COVID-19, Economic Recovery, and Getting ABQ on the Map

“We decided we were going to carve our own path,” said Mayor Tim Keller of the early coronavirus response decision-making process, even before the COVID-19 …

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Paid Sick Leave: City Council Narrowly Rejects a Proposal to Form a Task Force to Craft a Paid Sick Leave Ordinance

Paid Sick Leave: City Council Narrowly Rejects a Proposal to Form a Task Force to Craft a Paid Sick Leave Ordinance

At last night’s City Council meeting, the Council failed to pass – on a 4-5 vote – a resolution that would have formed a task …

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Coronavirus Relief: City Council Approves $10M in Grants for Struggling Small Businesses

Coronavirus Relief: City Council Approves $10M in Grants for Struggling Small Businesses

On Monday, the City Council unanimously approved a proposal to dedicate $10 million of the City’s federal CARES Act coronavirus relief funding to struggling small …

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ICYMI: New Mexico Takes Another Cautious Step in Reopening

Last Tuesday, Leadership Albuquerque dug into the tourism and hospitality industry to learn how the successful “New Mexico True” state brand was born, understand how …

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LEADERSHIP ALBUQUERQUE: An Interesting Time to Hear from Tourism Leaders and Industry Innovators

LEADERSHIP ALBUQUERQUE: An Interesting Time to Hear from Tourism Leaders and Industry Innovators

Last Tuesday, Leadership Albuquerque dug into the tourism and hospitality industry to learn how the successful “New Mexico True” state brand was born, understand how …

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