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Programs of a different kind are sprouting all across New Mexico’s education system with one singular goal in mind– encouraging kids to get to class by walking or biking. 

But, as KSFR’s Bryce Dix reports, advocates, teachers, and parents are divided on how truly safe it is to let our kids bike the streets.

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New Mexico has the second highest student loan default rate in the country. And teacher shortages across the state were a major concern even before the pandemic. Now, the New Mexico Higher Education Department has a brand new program to help educators make a dent in student loans.