An in-studio talk with Hannah Colton, public health reporter for KUNM, where we discuss the education proposals on the docket for the 54th session of the state Legislature. We also talk about the governor's plans to increase the quality of the state's early childhood education program, as well as the Opportunity Scholarship proposal that is aimed to help New Mexicans continue their education.

Learn more about the Early Childhood Education plan.

For the full State of the State Speech and analysis from former lawmakers, check out the New Mexico in Focus special podcast edition.

This podcast is a journalistic endeavor, covering the New Mexico government. Our goal is to hold elected officials accountable, increase awareness and make the inner workings of state government more accessible to all New Mexicans.

(Your New Mexico Government is a collaboration between New Mexico PBS, KUNM radio and the Santa Fe Reporter. Funding for the project comes from the Thornburg Foundation and the New Mexico Local Journalism Fund.)