Tue, 17 February 2015
Two bills under consideration at the State Capitol seek to tackle problems related to New Mexico’s public schools and their administration. One bill, sponsored by Rio Rancho Rep. Craig Brandt, is a measure that calls for revoking driver’s licenses for students who are habitually truant has unanimously cleared the Senate Education Committee. Another, from freshman senator Javier Martinez, would allow 16- and 17-year-olds to vote in school board elections. KSFR's Tom Trowbridge has the story.