A state senator wants voters to decide whether to create an elected state school board that would pick the state superintendent, now chosen by the governor.
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December 19, 2013
March 11, 2013
New Mexico K-12 chief Hanna Skandera may go another year without being officially confirmed by the state legislature.
March 03, 2013
Confirmation hearings for acting secretary of education Hanna Skandera in New Mexico took a decided turn towards the sensational yesterday, as testimony revealed details of the inner workings of what is looking more like a political machine advancing the combined interests of education "reformers" and the companies whose interests they are often found to serve. Skandera has been strongly supported by New Mexico's Republican governor Susana Martinez, but these revelations could throw a monkey wrench into the process.
February 15, 2013
From vouchers and tax credits to charter schools and parent trigger laws, many state legislatures are debating the merits and drawbacks of school choice.
February 15, 2012
The state becomes the 11th to be given flexibility from some provisions of the No Child Left Behind Act in the first-round of waivers granted by the U.S. Department of Education.