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10/13/2021 | RISE NM

New Mexico agency using grant to unify early childhood education coalitions

When the pandemic hit and the families of young children in the Navajo Nation needed food and clothes, Kim Kee and others formed an early childhood “coalition” to help distribute care packages.

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10/6/2021 | RISE NM

Help Wanted: Thousands of job openings posted in New Mexico

In New Mexico, COVID-19 cases seem to have plateaued, but state health officials said Wednesday that community spread and pressure on the health care system remain high.

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10/6/2021 | RISE NM

PED, McDonald’s partnership for literacy continues

More than 4,000 copies of the bilingual children’s book, “Charles Reads/Carlos Lee,” will get into the hands of first graders around the state, thanks to a partnership between New Mexico owner-operators of McDonald’s restaurants and the state Public Education Department.

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10/1/2021 | RISE NM

State of New Mexico and community partners encourage students to complete federal financial aid application

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) opens October 1

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09/30/2021 | RISE NM

State agencies join forces to help tourism industry tackle workforce shortages

Tourism Department and Department of Workforce Solutions aim to connect qualified job seekers with tourism businesses looking to fill vacancies

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