Española school red-tagged, kids to stay home

Española school red-tagged, kids to stay home

ESPANOLA, N.M. (KRQE) – A New Mexico school must have all kids out of a building by Friday because state inspectors red-tagged it.

The building on North Coronado Avenue houses the Cariños de los Niños Charter School and the Española public schools kindergarten and pre-k program.

According to the Albuquerque Journal, inspections found shocking violations including exposed wires, asbestos, inadequate ventilation and mold.

The Española superintendent said the district is asking parents to keep children home for a while it finds a new place for the kids. The inspections were done after parents filed complaints. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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