Algernon D'Ammassa Las Cruces Sun-News Published 2:00 p.m. UTC Aug 22, 2018 LAS CRUCES - Five Las Cruces charter schools received grades from the Public Education Department ranging from C to F in 2018, according to PED data released on August 17. Charter schools are tuition-free public schools managed independently of local school districts by their own governing bodies. In New Mexico, charter schools operate under authorization with the Public Education Department or a local school district. The largest change among Las Cruces charter schools was at Las Montañas Charter High School, which jumped from an F last year to a C in 2018. The leap came in a year when PED announced that requirements for A and B grades had tightened. Caz Martinez, beginning his third school year as director and principal at Las Montañas, said the pressure was on charter schools to show results because, he said, "we have a contract that can get either revoked or not … [Read more...] about PED: Las Cruces charter school grades ranged from C to F in 2018
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Algernon D'Ammassa Las Cruces Sun-News Published 6:39 PM EST Nov 19, 2018 LAS CRUCES - Weeks ahead of Gov. Susana Martinez's departure from office, the New Mexico Public Education Department has launched an online portal allowing parents and families to view their schools' state report cards. The website, www.NMSchoolGrades.com, presents reports for each school detailing overall grades and grades in subcategories based on standardized test scores, attendance and parent surveys. The reports also present information on student demographics, and previous performance with comparisons to nearby schools. The website is available is English and Spanish. Each school's entry includes an optional animated video summary, with hot air balloons illustrating gains or losses in the A-F grade hierarchy. In a statement, the PED described the site as part of "a suite of tools and programs for families" including the New Mexico Parent Guide, the "family cabinet," the … [Read more...] about Website highlights school grades, but are A-F grades on their way out?
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Throughout the months of September and October, the U.S. Department of Education hosted its Rethink School Tour. This year’s tour consisted of 16 Department of Education officials visiting 46 states, 2 territories and the District of Columbia. Department of Education officials met with over 47 national, state and local elected and appointed officials while visiting close to 90 schools and programs throughout the country. During the tour, Department officials had the opportunity to observe interesting approaches to K-12 and higher education, meet with and hear from students, teachers, parents and administrators and celebrate the many ways rethinking education benefits students everywhere. Here is what we saw on the 2018 Rethink School Tour. Secretary DeVos listens as a student shows off a project at the New Orleans Military and Maritime Academy. Secretary Betsy DeVos Secretary DeVos spent her Rethink School Tour in the southeast – visiting Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi … [Read more...] about #RethinkSchool: Back to School Tour Observes Innovation Across the Nation
Two years ago, Baldwin County school officials claimed they were blindsided with the approval of a massive new 900-lot subdivision along Alabama State Route 181 in Daphne.Already grappling with soaring enrollment and jammed classrooms, school officials made a plea: Include us is these development talks.“We had not been invited to any planning commission meetings about growth,” said Superintendent Eddie Tyler. “We’d hear about it whenever we saw shovels and bulldozers moving dirt.” A new piece of legislation, which is expected to be publicly introduced this week, could address those concerns.The bill applies to Baldwin only, Alabama’s fastest-growing county since 2010. It would require a developer petitioning for a multi-family housing project of more than 100 units or a residential subdivision of more than 100 lots to submit the following to either the Baldwin County or Gulf Shores school superintendents: - A copy of map or plat of the proposed … [Read more...] about Baldwin-only bill seeks to smooth out school vs. growth woes