Teaching+T: Paying It Forward

Paying it forward is not a new concept but every time someone chooses to do it is just as important and meaningful as the first time.
This week, we are highlighting sixth graders who are paying it forward to those who need it the most in their community.
If you need a pep talk, we have just the hotline for you.
And finally, New Mexico is paving the way for a tuition-free college education.

Class hides money around city to pay it forward

In a Meigs Academic Magnet Middle School classroom, one sign read, Choose Kindness.Teacher Lisa Shaffer's taking the extra effort to have her sixth graders live these words. Read Full Story »

5 Year-Olds Host a Pep Talk Hotline

Press 3 for a pep talk from kindergartners. A new hotline gives you options for joy. Read Full Story »

New Mexico's governor signs bill to make college tuition-free

The New Mexico Opportunity Scholarship Act will waive tuition for any students attending any in-state public school or tribal college, including community colleges. Read Full Story »

'Be The Change' Idea

This week, reflect on ways you can pay it forward to those in your community who need it the most. And make sure to take a moment or two for a pep talk from Kindergartners.