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  • New Mexico education secretary reaffirms value of charter school option - Las Cruces Sun-News
    published on Sun, 10 Dec 2017 20:34:00 GMT
    Las Cruces Sun-NewsNew Mexico education secretary reaffirms value of charter school optionLas Cruces Sun-NewsNew Mexico Public Education Secretary-designate Christopher Ruszkowski touted school choice as "quintessentially American" on Saturday during the Charter School Coalition's annual conference in Albuquerque. "This is a country built over the last 250 ......
  • New Mexico school shooter left note plotting attack, suicide - WTOP
    published on Fri, 08 Dec 2017 23:15:00 GMT
    WTOPNew Mexico school shooter left note plotting attack, suicideWTOPAZTEC, N.M. (AP) — A 21-year-old gunman who disguised himself as a student to get into a New Mexico high school where he killed two students had caught the attention of U.S. investigators more than a year ago, authorities said Friday. William Atchison ...The Latest: Questions remain in New Mexico school shootingHouston ChronicleTwo students killed in shooting at New Mexico high school, authorities sayDuluth News TribuneNew Mex...
  • Students hid in classrooms during shooting that left 3 dead - WTOP
    published on Thu, 07 Dec 2017 21:22:30 GMT
    Washington PostStudents hid in classrooms during shooting that left 3 deadWTOPAztec is a rural community of 6,500 people in the heart of northwestern New Mexico's oil and gas country and near the Navajo Nation. Its main street is lined by old brick buildings that date back more than a century. Residents voiced disbelief on ...2 students killed in shooting at New Mexico high school, authorities sayWashington PostPolice: Shooting reported at New Mexico high schoolEducation WeekThe Latest: Poli...
  • Public Education Department seeks $200 million less for 2018-19 school year - Santa Fe New Mexican
    published on Fri, 08 Dec 2017 05:22:06 GMT
    Public Education Department seeks $200 million less for 2018-19 school yearSanta Fe New MexicanExecutives of the state Public Education Department on Thursday proposed a “flat” $2.5 billion budget for public schools in 2018-19. Their proposal is actually lower than the current $2.7 billion budget and does not attempt to infuse any new money into ...and more »...
  • AFT New Mexico Blasts Martinez Administration Proposal To Cut Education Spending - KRWG
    published on Fri, 08 Dec 2017 21:30:17 GMT
    KRWGAFT New Mexico Blasts Martinez Administration Proposal To Cut Education SpendingKRWG“This request makes absolutely no sense considering revenue from energy production is increased over last fiscal year, and we have still failed to reach 2008 pre-recession levels of funding for public education. Educators, parents, and our communities ......
  • NAACP meets with New Mexico education department over history exam - Las Cruces Sun-News
    published on Tue, 05 Dec 2017 17:30:51 GMT
    Las Cruces Sun-NewsNAACP meets with New Mexico education department over history examLas Cruces Sun-NewsALBUQUERQUE - After sending the New Mexico Public Education Department a strongly worded letter about the exclusion of Rosa Parks and Malcolm X from the state end-of-course history exam "blueprint," Albuquerque NAACP president Harold Bailey says his ...Four NM schools need 'rigorous intervention,' PED saysKOB 4PED announces new plan to support 'chronically-failing' sc...
  • Struggling New Mexico public schools to get federal aid - Santa Fe New Mexican
    published on Wed, 06 Dec 2017 06:17:43 GMT
    Santa Fe New MexicanStruggling New Mexico public schools to get federal aidSanta Fe New MexicanNew Mexico will use more than $50 million in federal dollars over the next four years to help some 200 public schools it has identified as struggling under the new Every Student Succeeds Act. Public Education Secretary-designateChristopher Ruszkowski ......
  • Young New Mexico filmmakers are encouraged to compete in the 2018 Desert Light Film Competition - Ruidoso News
    published on Mon, 11 Dec 2017 22:18:00 GMT
    Ruidoso NewsYoung New Mexico filmmakers are encouraged to compete in the 2018 Desert Light Film CompetitionRuidoso NewsThe festival day will begin at the campus of New Mexico State University-Alamogordo and students will attend a Film Keynote and educational film seminars designed especially for students. Keynotes and seminar titles are sure to be exciting and give ......
  • Santa Fe school board unanimously appoints new member - Santa Fe New Mexican
    published on Thu, 07 Dec 2017 06:13:22 GMT
    Santa Fe New MexicanSanta Fe school board unanimously appoints new memberSanta Fe New MexicanGarcia succeeds Linda Trujillo, who resigned from the board Tuesday so she can focus more heavily on her responsibilities as a member of the New Mexico House of Representatives. “I'm excited. I'm nervous. I'm ready to hit the road running,” Garcia said ......