Education Secretary Garc

Education Secretary Veronica C. Garc

Q&A: Education commission chair backs charter schools

Editor’s note: The following interview was conducted by the Clovis News Journal with Dennis Roch, chairman of New Mexico’s Public Education Commission. Roch’s district encompasses five counties in eastern New Mexico, including Curry and Roosevelt. Q: What is the commission doing while the Legislature is in session? A: Right now, we are advocating for the […]

Dec. 14, 2006 Education Digest

New charter school guidelines passed New guidelines for establishing charter schools in New Mexico were passed with Senate Bill 600, according to a New Mexico Public Education Department press release. Effective July 1, 2007, charter schools may elect to be authorized by the school district in which they are to be located or the Public […]

Echols, Mary

Mary Echols Services: Have been held. Mary McLaughlin Echols, 94, of Clovis, died Monday, Oct. 18, 2004, at her home. She was born on Aug. 2, 1910, in Clovis, to Frederick Christopher and Betha Guy McLaughlin. She married Coy Preston Echols on June 3, 1934, in Clovis. She was a bookkeeper for the Clovis News […]

CITY ELECTION TOTALS

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Fred Van Soelen looks at Tuesday’s final election results as they are projected on the screen at City Hall. Van Soelen defeated Gloria Wicker and Len Vohs to win the district 2 city commissioner race. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth. Mayor: • (I) David Lansford — 2,474 votes. Raymond Atchley — 366 votes. Steve Muscato […]

Voters to decide city leaders, tax issue

By Jack King Clovis voters will select a mayor and four city commissioners and decide on a proposed quarter-percent gross-receipts tax increase on Tuesday. City officials have said funds generated by the tax increase would be used for acquisition, construction or improvement of water, wastewater or solid waste systems or facilities; acquisition, rehabilitation or improvement […]

Charter amendments may correct language

By Michelle Seeber Two items on the March 2 election ballot have received almost no media attention and city officials have put little effort into promoting them. That’s because the charter amendment proposals are intended only to clean up incorrect language in the city charter, officials said. Charter Amendment Proposal No. 1, an amendment to […]

City commission hearing charter suggestions

By Jack King City commissioners today will consider accepting the recommendations of the city’s Charter Review Committee, which has finished a regular review of the Charter. The commission will meet at 5:15 p.m. in the North Annex of Clovis-Carver Public Library. Under a provision of the Charter, a Charter Review Committee is appointed every 10 […]

Tattoos no, abortions OK for teens?

By Ned Cantwell Time to follow up on a few topics previously addressed, and for your humble correspondent to eat a slice of humble pie, although, trust me, he will not stuff himself. How shallow was I to poke fun at our state Legislature for turning its attention to naming an Official State Butterfly, a […]