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¡El regreso a la escuela comienza en 3…2…1!

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Por Zully Rodriguez ¡El otoño ya está aquí, el regreso a la escuela comienza en 3…2…1!  ¡Las aulas están llenas otra vez! Después de 2 ciclos escolares con clases presenciales solo de forma parcial, el tiempo de regresar y poner a prueba lo que aprendimos está aquí. Los últimos meses de instrucción en persona del año escolar pasado sirvieron entre …

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Back to school starts in 3… 2… 1!

In Blog by Angelica

By Zully Rodriguez This article was originally written in Spanish. The fall is here, back to school starts at 3… 2… 1!  The classrooms are full again! After 2 school cycles with only partial in-person classes, the time to go back and test what we learned is here. The final months of in-person instruction last school year served, among other …

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Crianza de los hijos post pandemia

In Blog by Angelica

Por Zully Rodriguez | Organizadora comunitaria por PCA A poco más de un año de los cierres por la pandemia, después de que la mayoría de nosotros puso su vida en pausa, entramos en una nueva etapa postpandemia. Ha llegado el tiempo de que los padres de familia cuiden de ellos mismos para que puedan sembrar esperanza en sus vidas …

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Post Pandemic Parenting

In Blog by Angelica

By Zully Rodriguez | Community Organizer for PCA This article was written originally in Spanish.   A little over a year after the pandemic shutdowns and after most of us put our lives on hold, we are entering  a new post-pandemic phase. Now that we are returning to a period of normalcy, parents can  take care of themselves and restore …

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Parents Grapple With Sending Students Back to School: What We’ve Learned

In Blog by Angelica

By Zully Rodriguez | Community Organizer, Partnership for Community Action As we look back at the past months when our kids went back to in-person instruction, we can see that we learn to cope with the uncertain results and benefits of the return to school.  When the state announced that children could return to in-person instruction by April 5 2021, …

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Back-to-School Safety: State and National School COVID Re-entry Guidelines

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As COVID-19 vaccinations ramp up across the nation and infection rates decline, schools are beginning to fully reopen. Re-entry plans vary widely from state to state, but in New Mexico, schools are preparing to return to in-class instruction by April 5th. What does this mean for families in New Mexico?  Students will return to in-person learning at public and charter …

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Will a mandatory extension to the school year make a difference in our children’s academic results?

In Blog by Partnership For Community Action

By Zully Rodriguez | Community Organizer, Partnership for Community Action With an education crisis in the State of New Mexico that has lasted at least a decade, and a pandemic that has forced our students to deal with problems ranging from internet access, to the fact that they are having to face education alone from home, we must ask ourselves: …

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Would it be easier to control infections if schools were smaller?

In Blog by Partnership For Community Action

By Zully Rodriguez | Community Organizer, Partnership for Community Action Normally, the return to school is accompanied by funny memes where parents are happy to leave children at the school door and run towards freedom, while the teacher is left crying with the task of dealing with a lot of kids bursting with energy for the next six hours. But …

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PCA Opens South Valley Colibrí Children’s Play Garden and the Cariño Lending Library!

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PCA Partners with UNM Cariño to Open South Valley Lending Library ALBUQUERQUE, NM – The Partnership for Community Action (PCA) is celebrating the grand opening of the Colibrí: Interactive Children’s Play Garden & the UNM Cariño Early Childhood Toy & Lending Library with an Open House this coming Monday August 10th from 12PM-6:00PM. This marks the PCA’s second major investment …

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It’s time to replace high-stakes testing with real learning

In Blog by Partnership For Community Action

Adrian Pedroza, PCA’s Executive Director, recently published an Editorial that was featured in the Albuquerque Journal. The editorial offers insight into education in New Mexico. The full editorial is below: It’s time to replace high-stakes testing with real learning Earlier this year the Public Education Department (PED) published graduation rates in Albuquerque and across the state.  Albuquerque has improved slightly …